David Hajdu

David Hajdu
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David Hajdu

David Hajdu's first book, Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn, won the ASCAP/Deems Taylor Award, was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award, and is being adapted for a feature film. He is also the author of Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Fariña and Richard Fariña and The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America. Hajdu lives in New York City and writes for The New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, and The New York Review of Books.


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David Hajdu talks about The Ten-Cent Plague at Google

Writer David Hajdu visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss his book "The Ten-Cent Plague: The Great Comic-Book Scare and How It Changed America." David Hajdu is the author of Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn and Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina. This event took place on March 21, 2008, as part of the Authors@Google program.

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Hajdu discusses The Ten-Cent Plague at the Kalamazoo Public Library

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Positively 4th Street

David Hajdu
Picador

Tenth Anniversary Edition The story of how four young bohemians on the make - Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Mimi Baez, and Richard Farina - converged in Greenwich...


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The Ten-Cent Plague

David Hajdu
Picador

In the years between the end of World War II and the mid-1950s, the popular culture of today was invented in the pulpy, boldly illustrated pages of comic...


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Lush Life

David Hajdu
North Point Press

Nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award Billy Strayhorn (1915-67) was one of the greatest composers in the history of American music, the creator...


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