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
- National Book Festival Opening Celebration: Books Bring Us Together
- Path Lit by Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe with David Maraniss
- David Maraniss Book Signing