American journalist and author. Born in New York City, Barry earned degrees from St. Bonaventure University and New York University before starting his career as a journalist. While working for the Providence Journal in 1992 he shared a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on a state banking crisis. Since 1995 he has worked for the New York Times, where he has written on topics ranging from the 9/11 attacks and Hurricane Katrina to baseball, bowling, and junk food. Barry is the author of three books: Pull Me Up: A Memoir (2004); City Lights (2007), a collection of his "About New York" columns in the Times; and Bottom of the 33rd: Hope, Redemption, and Baseball's Longest Game (2001), a winner of the 2012 PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing. See also danbarryonline.com.