Sam Tanenhaus

Sam Tanenhaus

Sam Tanenhaus (born October 31, 1955) is an American author, historian and biographer.

Tanenhaus received his B.A. in English from Grinnell College in 1977 and a M.A. in English Literature from Yale University in 1978.

Tanenhaus was an assistant editor at "The New York Times" from 1997 to 1999, and a contributing editor at "Vanity Fair" from 1999 until 2004. Since 2004, he has been the senior editor of "The New York Times Book Review". His 1997 biography of Whittaker Chambers won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was a finalist for both the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Biography.


*cite book
last = Tanenhaus
first = Sam
title = Literature Unbound
publisher = Ballantine Books
date = 1986
id = ISBN 0345332970

*cite book
last = Tanenhaus
first = Sam
title = Louis Armstrong (Black Americans of Achievement)
publisher = Chelsea House Publications
date = 1988
id = ISBN 0791002217

*cite book
author= Tanenhaus, Sam and Gross, Steve (Photographer)
title = Old Greenwich Village: An Architectural Portrait
publisher = Wiley, John & Sons, Inc.
date = 1995
id = ISBN 0471144053

*cite book
last = Tanenhaus
first = Sam
title = Whittaker Chambers: A Biography
publisher = Modern Library
date = 1997
id = ISBN 0-375-75145-9

*cite book
author= Edited by Brinkley, Douglas and Tanenhaus, Sam
title = McCarthyism in America
publisher = Yale University Press
date = 2007
id = ISBN 0300111657
(Due for release in February 2007)

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