Book Parties and Festivals

2013 Texas Book Festival: John Taliaferro, "All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, From Lincoln to Roosevelt" & H.W. Brands, "The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses S Grant in War and Peace"

H.W. Brands; John Taliaferro

About the Program

From the 18th annual Texas Book Festival in Austin, Texas, a discussion with John Taliaferro, author of All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, From Lincoln to Roosevelt and H.W. Brands, author of The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses S. Grant in War and Peace.

About the Authors

John Taliaferro

John Taliaferro is the former senior editor of Newsweek. He is also the author of Tarzan Forever: The Life of Edgar Rice Burroughs; Charles M. Russell: The Life and Legend of America’s Cowboy Artist, and In a Far Country. Learn more at johntaliaferrobooks.com.

H.W. Brands

H.W. Brands is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin and a two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist.  Prof. Brands' books include The First American, The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr and Traitor to His Class. For more, visit: hwbrands.com.

Program Information

2013 Texas Book Festival: John Taliaferro, "All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, From Lincoln to Roosevelt" & H.W. Brands, "The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses S Grant in War and Peace"

Past Airings

  • Monday, December 23rd at 7:15am (ET)
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