Lawrence Grobel is the "New York Times" bestselling coauthor with Montel Williams of "Climbing Higher", as well as the author of the national bestseller "Conversations with Capote" and "Conversations with Brando". A contributing editor at "Playboy" and "Movieline's Hollywood Life", he has written for the "New York Times", "Rolling Stone", "Details", "Entertainment Weekly", and many others. The winner of a PEN Special Achievement Award, he is also the author of "The Art of the Interview". He teaches at UCLA.
Lawrence Grobel currently resides in Los Angeles, in the state of California.