Award-winning American biographer A. Scott Berg has authored biographies of Charles Lindbergh, Katharine Hepburn, Samuel Goldwyn, and Maxwell Perkins. His honors include a National Book Award for Max Perkins: Editor of Genius (1979), a Guggenheim Fellowship for Goldwyn: A Biography (1989), and a Pulitzer Prize for Lindbergh (1999). Berg lives in Los Angeles and is currently working on a biography of Woodrow Wilson.
Some Favorite Writers
This series of readings is organized by Mona Simpson, author of My Hollywood, Anywhere But Here, and Off Keck Road. Readings are followed by discussions with Simpson.
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Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. One ticket per person, first come, first served. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only.
Sponsored by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.