Gay Talese

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Gay Talese
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Gay Talese
Born (1932-02-07) February 7, 1932 (age 88)
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.
  5. Jonathan Van Meter (April 26, 2009). "A Nonfiction Marriage". New York Magazine.