- All the Money in the World (Dec 2, 2008) co-authored with Peter W. Bernstein
- de Kooning: An American Master (2004) co-authored with Mark Stevens (Pulitzer Prize, 2011)
Annalyn Swan is a native Mississippian from Biloxi who now lives in New York City. She graduated from Princeton University with a B. A. majoring in English in 1973 and attended the University of Cambridge on a Marshall scholarship in 1975.
Swan is married to Mark Stevens and they have two children. They co-authored de Kooning: An American Master, a non-fiction work that was chosen as one of the ten best books of 2005 by The New York Times Book Review and that won a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Critics Circle Award the same year.
Swan is an award-winning music critic and senior arts editor at Newsweek. She has written articles for Time, Vanity Fair, The New Republic, The Atlantic Monthly, and New York Magazine.
She recently taught a seminar at her alma mater Princeton on great and readable biographies and autobiographies, from Boswell’s seminal Life of Johnson to Frank McCourt’s Angela’s Ashes.