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Larry Tye is an American non-fiction author and journalist best known for his 2009 New York Times bestselling biography Satchel: The Life and Times of an American Legend, the story of Negro Leagues pitcher Satchel Paige.
From 1986 to 2001, Tye worked as a journalist at The Boston Globe, covering medicine, the environment, sports and national news. Before that he covered business and government at The Anniston Star in Anniston, Alabama, then was the environmental reporter at The Courier Journal in Louisville, Kentucky.
Tye was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University in 1993 - 1994 and has won a series of major newspaper awards, including the Livingston Award for Young Journalists and the Edward J. Meeman Award for Environmental Journalism.
Two of Tye's books, one on the Pullman porters and another on electroconvulsive therapy, have been adapted into documentary films.
In addition to his non-fiction writing career, Tye is Director of the Boston-based Health Coverage Fellowship, which each year trains ten of America's leading medical journalists on how to do a better job covering issues ranging from public health to mental health to insuring the uninsured.
Total Books: 16
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