Bryan performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on April 19, 2016, speaking on the evening’s theme, “While the Music Lasts.” Watch it below.
Bryan Burrough is a special correspondent for Vanity Fair, for which he has written since 1992. A three-time winner of the prestigious Gerald Loeb Award for Excellence in Financial Journalism, he began his career as a reporter for The Wall Street Journal. His books include Barbarians at the Gate; Vendetta: American Express and the Smearing of Edmond Safra; Dragonfly: An Epic Story of Survival in Space; Public Enemies (adapted into a film by Michael Mann); The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes; Days of Rage: America’s Radical Underground, The FBI and the Forgotten Age of Revolutionary Violence; and, most recently, Forget the Alamo: The Rise and Fall of an American Myth, which he published in 2021 and co-wrote with Chris Tomlinson and Jason Standford.
In his own words: “The biggest thing is there has to be a story with an ending people want to get to. It’s that simple.”
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