Andrew Szanton is a writer, editor, interviewer and memoir collaborator. He has worked with a wide range of subjects including civil rights pioneer Charles Evers, Nobel Laureate physicist Eugene Wigner, and former U.S. Senators Edward Brooke and Bill Bradley. Mr. Szanton is expert at sifting though manuscripts, photos and letters; interviewing memoir subjects and those around them; and helping memoir subjects to eloquently trace the essential patterns of their lives, and to tell their lives as a series of engaging stories. He is both a practitioner and a theorist of the memoir form. Andrew Szanton honed his approach to memoir writing by teaching memoir at the Extension School of Harvard University. A 1985 graduate of Princeton University, Mr. Szanton also worked for several years as an oral historian for the Smithsonian Institution before becoming an author. He lives in Newton, Massachusetts with his wife Barbara. They have two grown children.