Lynn Haney

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Lynn Haney is an American biographer.[1][2] Haney recounted the lives of people such as Josephine Baker[2] and Gregory Peck. Haney is recognized for her balance of thorough research and respect for the subjects of her books, as demonstrated in both Naked At the Feast and A Charmed Life. She wrote eleven books including I Am A Dancer and The Lady Is A Jock as well as children's books like Perfect Balance: The Story of an Elite Gymnast. Before writing full-time, Haney worked for the New York Times and CBS News. Haney lives in Guilford, Connecticut.


  1. ^ James R. Mellow (March 29, 1981). "THE TOAST OF PARIS". The New York Times: Books. Retrieved 2011-01-03. 
  2. ^ a b "Books: Notable: May 25, 1981". Time Magazine. May 25, 1981. Retrieved 2011-01-03. NAKED AT THE FEAST by Lynn Haney Dodd, Mead; 338 pages; $17.95 ... Josephine Baker parlayed that talent into a strange career. As Biographer Lynn Haney recounts, Baker badgered her way onto Broadway when she was 16...