Carl Rollyson

Carl Rollyson is professor emeritus of journalism at Baruch College, CUNY. He is author of many biographies, including The Life of William Faulkner; The Last Days of Sylvia Plath; American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath; Amy Lowell Anew: A Biography; A Real American Character: The Life of Walter Brennan; Hollywood Enigma: Dana Andrews; and Marilyn Monroe: A Life of the Actress, Revised and Updated. He is also coauthor (with Lisa Paddock) of Susan Sontag: The Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated. His reviews of biography have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New Criterion, and he writes a weekly column on biography for the New York Sun.
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Susan Sontag

The Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated

University Press of Mississippi

An intimate portrait of the famed writer, director, and activist

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Marilyn Monroe

A Life of the Actress, Revised and Updated

University Press of Mississippi

The first biography to focus on the American icon's acting craft

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The Search for Sam Goldwyn

By Carol Easton; Foreword by Carl Rollyson
University Press of Mississippi

A biography that parts the curtain on the true story behind Hollywood's original movie mogul

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A Real American Character

The Life of Walter Brennan

University Press of Mississippi

The first biography of the prodigiously hard-working actor who embodied the Western ideal

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Hollywood Enigma

Dana Andrews

University Press of Mississippi

A biography of the great noir actor who perfected the male mask of steely impassivity

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The Last Days of Sylvia Plath

University Press of Mississippi

A new, vivid account of the final months of the esteemed writer’s life.

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William Faulkner Day by Day

University Press of Mississippi

A fascinating and in-depth exploration into the life of one of America’s greatest authors

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