Jim Bishop - Bibliography of Biographical Information


General  See Miscellaneous Box.

Blake, Peter.  Columnist Bishop Is Given Title of Honorary Bishop." Rocky Mountain News (24 March 1969 : 5.

"The Days of Jim Bishop." Writer's Digest February 1981: 38-42.*

DeGroot, John.  "Heart failed, but not spirit." Sun-Sentinel 14 Oct. 1983.

"Golden Hack." Time 13 May 1957: 82+.*

Maeder, Jay. "Jim Bishop, Reporter." Tropic (Miami Herald) (18 Dec. 1983): 10-14.*

Marple, A. “Off the Cuff” Writer 77:7-8 (October)

"Writing the Big Story." Newsweek 11 March 1957:69.


Reference Books

American Authors and Books: 1640 to the Present Day.  Ed. W.J. Burke and Will D. Howe.  New York: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1943.

Contemporary Authors. Ed. Clare D. Kinsman. First Revision, 1976.

Current Biography Yearbook.  1969.

Funston, Judith E. "Bishop, James Alonzo." American National Biography. Ed. John A Garraty and Mark C. Carnes.  24 vols. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Herzberg, Max J. et al. Reader's Encyclopedia of American Literature.  New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1962.

Prescott, Jani. "Bishop, James Alonzo 1907-1987 (Jim Bishop)." Contemporary Authors.  New Revision Series, 1999.

Riley, Sam G. Biographical Dictionary of American Newspaper Columnists.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.

Taft, William H.  Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Journalists.  New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1986.



Letter to Jim Killgallen (4/2/1964) answering a list of questions about his life and career. (Miscellaneous box.)

A Bishop's Confession.  Boston: Little, Brown, 1981.

"A Writer's Life" (audio cassette)/interviewed by Liz Dribben.  Vital History Cassettes 1981 July, no.3 (18 min., 44 sec.).



Barron, James.  "Jim Bishop, a Columnist Dies: Popular Author of 21 Books."  New York Times 28 July 1987, late city final ed.: B6.

The Bonaventure 8 September 1987: 4.

Contemporary Authors. Eds. Hal May and Susan M. Trosky. 1988.

Current Biography Yearbook.  1987.

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