Burns, Eric 1945-

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Burns, Eric 1945-

PERSONAL:

Born August 29, 1945; son of Jack (a teacher) and Lydia (a teacher; maiden name, Yacovani) Burns; married Dianne Wildman (a journalist); children: Toby, Cailin. Ethnicity: "Italian-English."

ADDRESSES:

Agent—Rossell & Volkening, 50 W. 29th St., Ste. 7E, New York, NY 10001.E-mail— [email protected]

CAREER:

Writer. Fox News Channel, New York, NY, host of the series Fox News Watch, 1998—.

WRITINGS:


Broadcast Blues (memoir), HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1993.

The Joy of Books (nonfiction), Prometheus Books (Amherst, NY), 1995.

The Autograph (fable), Prometheus Books (Amherst, NY), 1997.

The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol, Temple University Press (Philadelphia, PA), 2003.

Contributor to periodicals, including Public Affairs.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


BOOKS


Burns, Eric, Broadcast Blues, HarperCollins (New York, NY), 1993.

PERIODICALS


Booklist, September 1, 2003, Keir Graff, review of The Spirits of America: A Social History of Alcohol, p. 28.

History: Review of New Books, winter, 2004, Francis G. Couvares, review of The Spirits of America, p. 47.

Library Journal, October 1, 2003, Mark Bay, review of The Spirits of America, p. 102.