Working by Robert Caro is part memoir, part writing seminar and all-absorbing The renowned author of the biographies of Robert Moses and LBJ decodes his style and purpose in this short (amazing considering the length of his books!) treatise on how he worked. He goes into the methodology of his research in-depth. To say his subjects were complex public figures is an understatement. These books illuminated the way their professional lives were ultimately about the accumulation and use of power and the impact that had on legislation, public works, and people's lives. The daunting amount of material he worked through to write these acknowledged masterpieces is astounding. (Non-Fiction)