Lillian Ross

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lillian Ross
BornLillian Rosovsky
8 June 1918
Syracuse, New York
Died20 September 2017(2017-09-20) (aged 99)

Lillian Ross (Lillian Rosovsky; June 8, 1918 – September 20, 2017) was an American journalist and author. She was born in Syracuse, New York. Ross was a staff writer at The New Yorker from 1945 until she retired in 2001.[1] She was known for her interviews with author J. D. Salinger.[2]

Ross died from a stroke in Manhattan on September 20, 2017, at age 99.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Profile,; accessed June 6, 2015.
  2. Ross, Lillian (February 8, 2010). "The Talk of the Town: Remembrance Bearable". The New Yorker. pp. 22–23. Retrieved November 3, 2016.
  3. Kaufman, Michael T. (September 20, 2017). "Lillian Ross, Acclaimed Reporter for The New Yorker, Dies at 99". The New York Times. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  4. Mead, Rebecca. "Lillian Ross, a Pioneer of Literary Journalism, Has Died at Ninety-Nine". The New Yorker. Retrieved September 20, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]