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"Michael Largo unlocks the secrets of the celebrated dead"--Miami Herald


Background Information

Michael Largo is an expert on the anomalous ways of American dying. He is the author of The Portable Obituary (a Bram Stoker Award Finalist), Final Exits: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of How We Die (winner of the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction), and three novels. He was the former editor of New York Poetry and the researcher/archivist for the film company Allied Artists. The son of an NYPD narcotics detective, Largo was the owner and founder of the landmark NYC East Village, St Marks Bar & Grill during the early 80s, where he served an eclectic clientele, including Allen Ginsberg, Joni Mitchell, Larry Rivers, and Keith Richards, to name a few, allowing an insider’s look and unusual vantage to observe both genius and heroin--in all its deviations--and its impact on contemporary culture.

Birth Place
NY, NY US
Accomplishments

2006 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Nonfiction

Additional Information

He is a member of The Authors Guild, Mystery Writers of America amd Horror Writers of America, and The American Historical Association.



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