Biographies George W.S. Trow (1943-2006)

George W.S. Trow was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, in 1943. An essayist, novelist, playwright, and media critic, he wrote for The New Yorker for nearly 30 years. Among his published work is Bullies (1980), a collection of short stories originally published in The New Yorker; Within the Context of No Context (1981), a long-form essay originally published in The New Yorker; and My Pilgrim’s Progress: Media Studies, 1950-1998 (1999), a memoir. As a playwright, Trow penned The Tennis Game (1979), Elizabeth Dead (1980), and Prison-Made Tuxedos (1987). He died in Naples, Italy, in 2006.

Audio Recordings with George W.S. Trow

Selected Works at the Library of Congress