Paul Holdengraber

Paul Holdengräber, founder and director of LIVE from the New York Public Library which is celebrating its 10th anniversary year with over 650 events to its name, is a seasoned interviewer, known for encouraging his guests to step outside their areas of specialization and into wider-reaching discussions. His programs have become known worldwide for providing a forum in which audiences can engage with some of the most influential public figures in every discipline. He has spoken with everyone from Patti Smith to Zadie Smith, Ricky Jay to Jay-Z, Errol Morris to Jan Morris, Wes Anderson to Brian Eno, Claude Lanzmann to Orhan Pamuk, Anish Kapoor to Jessye Norman, Christian Boltanski to Thomas Struth, Elizabeth Gilbert to Adam Phillips, Salman Rushdie to David Blaine, Christopher Hitchens to Chris Blackwell, Neil Gaiman to Pico Iyer, RuPaul to David Remnick, Pete Townshend to Mike Tyson.

 

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Photo by Oliver Holdengräber

Photo by Oliver Holdengräber