James Barron

James Barron is a staff reporter for The New York Times. Over the past twenty-five years, his writing has appeared in virtually every section of the paper and has ranged from breaking coverage of the September 11 attacks and the 2003 New York City blackout to The Gates public art installation in Central Park. An accomplished amateur pianist, he lives in New York City.

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James Barron
Times Books

“Satisfying to the point of sensuousness.” —The New York Times Book Review Like no other instrument, a grand piano melds the magic of engineering with...

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