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David Maraniss
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David Maraniss is an associate editor at The Washington Post and a distinguished visiting professor at Vanderbilt University. He has won the Pulitzer Prize for journalism twice and has been a finalist three other times. Among his bestselling books are biographies of Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Roberto Clemente and Vince Lombardi. Maraniss also wrote an award-winning trilogy about the 1960s, including RFK Book Prize winner “Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story” and J. Anthony Lucas Prize Winner “They Marched into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October 1967.” His latest work, “Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe,” is featured at the 2022 National Book Festival.

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2022 National Book Festival

Videos from the 2022 National Book Festival