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The Guardian on America’s Obsessives

Guardian on America’s Obsessives      

Wired Story on Musk, Mayer, Brin, etc as Obsessives  

Q and A with Scientific American

Charles Lindbergh–my NYTimes piece on his skill as a memoirist

Madness and Greatness in Slate

Read the Prologue from America’s Obsessives!


My Daily Beast Story on Lindbergh’s Secret Mistresses

Psychiatric News Story on My Work as a Biographer

I was recently asked by Psychiatric News,  the newspaper published by the American Psychiatric Association, to explain my ideas about the link between character pathology and achievement: