Steve Weinberg is the author of three biographies, a book about the craft of biography and four other trade book titles. He is the former executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors, an international membership organization based at the Missouri School of Journalism of the University of Missouri. His magazine writing often focuses on wrongful convictions. Weinberg’s website is www.steveweinbergauthor.com.
Jul 24 2012
The Literature of Wrongful Conviction
Featuring reviews of: Convicting the Innocent: Sixty-Five Actual Errors of Criminal Justice by Edwin M. Borchard (1932) The Court of Last Resort by Erle Stanley Gardner (1954) The Innocent Man:
Jun 01 1989
When Robert Caro finished the biography of Robert Moses in 1974, he marked an end to seven years of research on the man who built twentieth-century New York City, influencing urban planners the world over. The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York won the Pulitzer Prize for biography as well as the Francis Parkman Prize, awarded by the Society of American Historians to the book which “best represents the union of the historian and the artist.” It was quite an accomplishment for a former newpaper reporter turned first-time biographer.