Bill Flanagan

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About The Author

Bill Flanagan is an American author, television producer and radio host. He wrote the novels A&R, New Bedlam, and Evening’s Empire, the nonfiction books Written in My Soul and U2 At The End Of The World, and the humor collection Last Of The Moe Haircuts. Flanagan hosts the Sirius XM radio shows Northern Songs and Flanagan’s Wake and contributes essays to CBS News Sunday Morning. He created and produced the TV series Storytellers and Crossroads and has worked on series and specials for NBC, ABC, HBO, MTV, Nickelodeon, PBS, the Sundance Channel, and Showtime. Flanagan has written for Spy Magazine, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, Esquire, GQ, Air Mail, Men’s Journal, and The New York Times. He wrote the 2020 film Jimmy Carter: Rock and Roll President.

Books by Bill Flanagan