Bryan Burrough

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Bryan Burrough
Bryan Burrough.jpg
Burrough in 2004
Born (1961-08-13) August 13, 1961 (age 54)
Tennessee, U.S.
Occupation Author, Reporter, Correspondent
Language English
Nationality American
Citizenship American
Alma mater University of Missouri
Notable works Public Enemies, Barbarians at the Gate

Bryan Burrough (born August 13, 1961 in Tennessee) is an American author and correspondent for Vanity Fair.[1] He has written five books: Barbarians at the Gate (1990), Vendetta: American Express and the Smearing of Edmond Safra (1992), Dragonfly (1998), Public Enemies (2004) and The Big Rich (2009). Burrough was a reporter for the Wall Street Journal in Dallas, Texas between 1983 and 1992. He has written for Vanity Fair since 1992.[2] While a Wall Street Journal reporter, he won the Gerard Loeb Award for excellence in financial journalism three times. Burrough has written a number of book reviews and OpEd articles for publications such as The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Washington Post. He has also made appearances on "Today", "Good Morning America", and many documentaries.[1]

He is credited as Consultant on the films Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) and Public Enemies (2009), which was based on his book "Public Enemies: America's Greatest Crime Wave and the Birth of the FBI, 1933-34". [3]


Burrough obtained his degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1983.[1]


He stated in a Book TV interview on C-SPAN 2 with Joe Barton that he was born in Memphis, Tennessee but moved to Temple, Texas when he was seven years old.



  1. ^ a b c "Bio at Bryan Burrough". Bryan Burrough. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Bio at Bryan Burrough". Retrieved May 19, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Bryan Burrough". Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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