Adam Begley

Adam Begley is the author of Updike and, most recently, The Great Nadar: The Man Behind the Camera. He was the books editor of The New York Observer for twelve years. A Guggenheim fellow and a fellow at the Leon Levy Center for Biography, his writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Financial Times, the London Review of Books, and The Times Literary Supplement. He lives with his wife in Cambridgeshire.

On September 26th, he will be speaking at House of SpeakEasy’s Seriously Entertaining show, One for the Road alongside Ann Brashares, Erica Wagner, and Loudon Wainwright III.

In his own words: “There is a mysterious core at the heart of talent; what makes one person more talented than another?”

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