Monday, January 10, 2011

Congratulations to Trustee Robert Caro

NYSL trustee Robert Caro can add yet another award to his many honors.

Caro has been awarded the 2011 BIO Award, given by the Biographers International Organization "to a colleague who has made a major contribution to the advancement of the art and craft of real life depiction". {via Publishers Marketplace}

For his biographies of Robert Moses and Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, twice won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Best Nonfiction Book of the Year, and has won virtually every other major literary honor. The Power Broker was chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest nonfiction books of the twentieth century.

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