T. J. Stiles on the Art of BiographySunday, June 5 | 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
San Francisco Chronicle Stage at the Freight & Salvage
- Writing & Publishing
T.J. Stiles has won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography and the National Book Award for Nonfiction—but those are just the facts. As Stiles shows in his books and will discuss in this session, biographies are so much more than mere facts. How does he bring characters to life? Why, in his most recent biography, Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of America, did he spend relatively little time on the “last stand”?