"Richard Kluger worked as a journalist with the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, and the New York Herald Tribune (he was its last literary editor) before entering book publishing. After serving as executive editor at Simon & Schuster and as editor in chief at Atheneum, he turned to writing fiction and social history. He is the author of six novels (and two others with his wife, Phyllis), two National Book Award finalists–Simple Justice and The Paper (a history of the Herald Tribune)–and a Pulitzer Prize—winning history of the American cigarette business, Ashes to Ashes. He lives with his wife in Berkeley, California."--Random House, Inc. Author spotlight, retrieved January 8, 2009.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- James O. Eastland Collection Photographs (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))