Gay Talese

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Gay Talese
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Gay Talese
Born (1932-02-07) February 7, 1932 (age 89)
Ocean City, New Jersey, United States
EducationUniversity of Alabama, graduated 1953
OccupationWriter
Years active1961–present
Spouse(s)Nan A. Talese (m. 1959)
Children2

Gay Talese (/təˈlz/; born February 7, 1932) is an American writer and journalist. He was a journalist for The New York Times and Esquire magazine during the 1960s.[1][2] Talese's most famous articles are about Joe DiMaggio and Frank Sinatra.[3][4][5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Gay Talese (July 2, 2009). "Once Around the Island With Gay Talese". The New York Times.
  2. Gay Talese (February 17, 2009). "When Panhandlers Need a Wordsmith's Touch". The New York Times.
  3. Sarah Ellison (June 13, 2011). "A New Kingdom: Gay Talese Sounds Off On The New York Times—Past, Present, and Future". Vanity Fair.
  4. Vanessa V. Friedman (August 11, 1995). "It Wasn't Pretty, Folks, But Didn't We Have Fun?: 'Esquire' in the Sixties (book review)". Entertainment Weekly. Archived from the original on October 1, 2013. Retrieved November 8, 2017.
  5. Jonathan Van Meter (April 26, 2009). "A Nonfiction Marriage". New York Magazine.