Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker
Released! 04/28/2015
Man in Profile: Joseph Mitchell of The New Yorker
by Thomas Kunkel
Hardcover

This fascinating biography reveals the untold story of the legendary New Yorker profile writer—author of Joe Gould’s Secret and Up in the Old Hotel—and unravels the mystery behind one of literary history’s greatest disappearing acts.
 
Born and raised in North Carolina, Joseph Mitchell was Southern to the core. But from the 1930s to the 1960s, he was the voice of New York City. Readers of The New Yorker cherished his intimate sketches of the people w... read more