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A native Chicagoan, Felsenthal was educated in the Chicago public schools, the University of Illinois at Urbana. Felsenthal still lives in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Carol Felsenthal is a journalist who specializes in writing biographies and magazine profiles. Her in-depth magazine articles about numerous political figures have recieved wide acclaim. She is also the author of several highly praised biographies on such high-profile figures as Alice Roosevelt Longworth, S. I. Newhouse, Jr., and Katharine Graham. HBO is scheduled to produce a television adaptation of her biography of Katharine Graham, Power Priviledge and the Post: The Katharine Graham Story. She is a Contributing Editor at Chicago magazine.
In 2005 and 2006 Felsenthal taught Writing Profiles at the University of Chicago - a course that drew on her experience writing magazine profiles of people ranging from Ann Landers to Don Rumsfeld.
- Citizen Newhouse: Portrait of a Media Merchant, Seven Stories Press, 2003
- Power, Privilege, and the Post: The Katharine Graham Story, Seven Stories Press, 2003
- Princess Alice:The Life and Times of Alice Roosevelt Longworth, St. Martin's Griffin, 2003
- Clinton in Exile: A President Out of the White House, Harper Paperbacks, 2009
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Citizen Newhouse: Portrait of a Media Merchant
Release Date: 1998-12-08
Power, Privilege and the Post: The Katharine Graham Story
Release Date: 1999-01-05
Princess Alice: The Life and Times of Alice Roosevelt Longworth (Vermilion Books)
Release Date: 2003-12-31
Clinton in Exile: A President Out of the White House
Release Date: 2009-06-09
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
For speaking engagements contact Felsenthal directly or her agent for speeches:
Arlynn Greenbaum, President
31 East 32nd Street, Suite 300
New York, NY 10016
Phone (212) 481-8484
Fax (212) 481-9582
Philippa Brophy, President
Sterling Lord Literistic, Inc.
65 Bleecker St.
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 780-1688
Fax: (212) 780-6095
For television/feature film rights, contact:
Hotchkiss & Associates, Inc.
611 Broadway, Suite 741
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 253-0161
Fax: (212) 253-0519
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