Elizabeth Taylor

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General Information

Name: Elizabeth Taylor

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction


Website: N/A

Email: etaylor@tribune.com

Illinois Connection

Taylor lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Taylor is the Literary Editor and Sunday Magazine Editor of the Chicago Tribune. A former President of the National Book Critics Circle, she still serves on the Board of Directors and chairs the strategic planning committee. Elizabeth has also served as a Pulitzer juror and has charied the Biography and Fiction committees.

Taylor grew up in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and was a Mary Lyon Scholar at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts. She went on to Yale University where she earned an MA. After college, she worked for the Carnegie Institute for Peace and then for the Philadelphia Inquirer where she wrote opinion columns and book reviews.

Published Works

  • American Pharoah: Mayor Richard J. Daley—His Battle for Chicago and the Nation, Back Bay Books, 2001 - written with Adam Cohen.

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

American Pharaoh: Mayor Richard J. Daley - His Battle for Chicago and the Nation

ISBN: 0316834890
Release Date: 2001-05-01

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Literary Awards

Society of Midland Authors Prize Winner for American Pharaoh

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Elizabeth Taylor on WorldCat

Elizabeth Taylor on Amazon


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