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Barnaby Conrad III (born 1922) is an American artist and author.

Born in San Francisco, California, Conrad graduated from Taft School in Waterbury, Connecticut. He attended the University of North Carolina, where he was captain of the freshman boxing team. He also studied painting at the University of Mexico, where he also became interested in the sport of bullfighting. After being injured in the bullring, he graduated from Yale University in 1943.

Conrad was American Vice Consul to Seville, Málaga, and Barcelona from 1943 to 1946. While in Spain, he studied bullfighting with Juan Belmonte, Manolete, and Carlos Arruza. In 1945 he appeared on the same program with Belmonte and was awarded the ears of the bull. He is the only American to have fought in Spain, Mexico, and Peru.

In 1947, he worked as secretary to famed novelist Sinclair Lewis. John Steinbeck chose Conrad's Matador as his favorite book of the year, and the novel has been translated into over 20 languages. In 1958, Conrad was gored almost fatally in a bullfight.

Conrad served as a Golden Gate Awards juror at the 1959 San Francisco Film Festival. In 1965 he joined the Festival board and served for five years.

Conrad started the Santa Barbara Writers Conference in 1973 at the Cate School, inviting well-known authors such as Eudora Welty, Gore Vidal, Joan Didion, and Ross Macdonald. He and his wife Mary directed the literary gathering until Conrad sold the conference in 2004.

Works By Barnaby Conrad   more

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Total Books: 60
101 Best Sex Scenes Ever Written An Erotic Romp Through Literature for Writers and Readers
2011 - 101 Best Sex Scenes Ever Written an Erotic Romp Through Literature for Writers and Readers [Great Books for Writers] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781610350013
ISBN-10: 1610350014
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference

The Second Life of John Wilkes Booth
2010 - The Second Life of John Wilkes Booth (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781571782250
ISBN-10: 1571782257
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

101 Best Beginnings Ever Written A Romp Through Literary Openings for Writers and Readers
The Death of Manolete
2007 - The Death of Manolete (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780978738914
ISBN-10: 0978738918

101 Best Scenes Ever Written
2006 - 101 Best Scenes Ever Written (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781884956560
ISBN-10: 1884956564
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Snoopys Guide to the Writing Life
2004 - Snoopys Guide to the Writing Life (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781582973234
ISBN-10: 1582973237
Genres: Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction, Reference
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

Santa Barbara
2004 - Santa Barbara (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781558687424
ISBN-10: 1558687424
Genre: Travel
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Ghost Hunting In Montana A Search for Roots in the Old West
2003 - Ghost Hunting in Montana a Search for Roots in the Old West (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781585747207
ISBN-10: 1585747203
Genres: History, Travel

Spratling Silver
2000 - Spratling Silver (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780811829540
ISBN-10: 0811829545
Genres: Arts & Photography, History

The Blonde An Illustrated History of the Golden Era from Harlow to Monroe
Bullfighting Sport  Industry
1999 - Bullfighting Sport Industry (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780967017402
ISBN-10: 0967017408
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Sports & Outdoors

The World of Herb Caen San Francisco 19381997
1997 - The World of Herb Caen San Francisco 19381997 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780811818599
ISBN-10: 0811818594
Genres: Reference, Travel, Humor & Entertainment

Learning to Write Fiction from the Masters
1996 - Learning to Write Fiction From the Masters (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780452276574
ISBN-10: 0452276578
Genres: Reference, Nonfiction

Les Chats de Paris
1996 - Les Chats De Paris (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780811811866
ISBN-10: 0811811867
Genre: Arts & Photography

Les Chiens De Paris
1995 - Les Chiens De Paris (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780500016558
ISBN-10: 0500016550

Name Dropping Tales from My Barbary Coast Saloon
1994 - Name Dropping Tales From My Barbary Coast Saloon (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780062585073
ISBN-10: 006258507X
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

The Complete Guide to Writing Fiction
1990 - The Complete Guide to Writing Fiction (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780898793956
ISBN-10: 0898793955
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Hemingway's Spain
1989 - Hemingway's Spain (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780877015475
ISBN-10: 0877015473
Genres: Arts & Photography, Biographies & Memoirs

Time Is All We Have Four Weeks at the Betty Ford Center
1986 - Time Is All We Have Four Weeks at the Betty Ford Center (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780877958352
ISBN-10: 0877958351
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Medicine

Keepers of the Secret
1983 - Keepers of the Secret (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780515055443
ISBN-10: 0515055441
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Chats De Paris Les [Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
Advice From the Masters a Compendium for Writers [Santa Barbara Writer's Conference Shop Talk Series] (Paperback)