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Kurt Andersen's Biography

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married to Anne Kreamer
Jan 2008

Kurt Andersen is author of the critically acclaimed bestselling novels Turn of the Century, (a New York Times Notable Book of the Year) and Heyday. In addition, he is host and co-creator of the Peabody Award-winning public radio show Studio 360, writes a column for New York magazine, and contributes to Vanity Fair. He is also part of the team behind the Very Short List email newsletter, and editor-at-large for Random House.

As a media entrepreneur, he co-founded Spy magazine and Inside.com, and served as editor-in-chief of New York. He has been a columnist for The New Yorker and Time, as well as Time's architecture critic. In addition, he has created prime-time network specials and pilots, and written screenplays, stage plays and an revue that had long off-Broadway runs in New York and Los Angeles. He is a trustee of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and Pratt Institute, and received an honorary doctorate from the Rhode Island School of Design. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughters.


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