Bryan Burrough was born on August 13, 1961. Burrough is an author and also a correspondent for Vanity Fair.
Burrough's co-authored the book Barbarians at the Gate about the goings on at Nabisco.
This is one of the iconic business books where investigators go in to get at the truth and take no prisoners. Bryan Burrough's experience as a journalist was a major input for this book.
John Helyar was born on May 14, 1951. Helyar has been a journalist with the Wall Street Journal, Fortune Magazine and others.
He has also worked for Bloomberg News. Helyar turned to writing about baseball with Lords of the Realm: The Real History of Baseball.
He found international success when collaborating with Bryan Burrough on Barbarians at the Gate.
Book Review:Bryan Burrough and John Helyar - Barbarians at the GateWith a stake of $25 billion the battle for control of RJR Nabisco during October and November 1988 became a symbol of the greed and power mongering of the eighties.
This gripping narrative reveals the truth behind a Wall Street gamble that still sends shock waves through the international business world.
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