As well as being legal directory pioneers, the founders and owners of Best Lawyers lead double lives as award-winning authors and biographers.
Steven Naifeh and Gregory White Smith (above) are about to publish a new biography of the artist Vincent van Gogh (titled Van Gogh: The Life).
The product of a decade of work, the Curator of the Van Gogh Museum has called the book “the definitive biography”.
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U.S viewers will be able to see a segment on the book on CBS’s “60 Minutes” on Sunday, October 16 2011.
Naifeh and Smith, who founded the peer review-based lawyer directory in the 1980s, have also written 12 nonfiction books.
Their most successful work, “Jackson Pollock: An American Saga”, won the Pulitzer Prize for biography in 1991, and was the basis of the Academy Award-winning film “Pollock” starring Ed Harris.