Scott Simon Biography
Scott Simon is the host of National Public Radio's Weekend Edition with Scott
Simon. He has covered ten wars, from El Salvador to Iraq, and has won every
major award in broadcasting, including the Peabody and the Emmy. His memoir,
Home and Away, rose to the top of the Los Angeles Times nonfiction
bestseller list. His second book, Jackie Robinson and the Integration of
Baseball, was named Barnes & Noble's Sports Book of the Year. Simon has also written a book about his family's experiences, entitled Baby, We Were Meant for Each Other: In Praise of Adoption. He is also the author of the novels Pretty Birds and Windy City: A Novel of Politics. He lives in
Washington, D.C., with his wife and daughter.
This biography was last updated on 08/13/2011.
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