[ad_1] Randy Newman recounts how, after a triumphant concert at the Universal Amphitheater in LA, when he received a long standing ovation, his father came backstage to see him. “Did you have a cold tonight?” Newman senior asked. It’s a revealing anecdote, revealing Randy’s self-defeating irony and ruthless candor, often
[ad_1] RenÃ©e Rosen is the bestselling author of “Windy City Blues” and “Park Avenue Summer”. She grew up in “a very traditional Jewish family” in the Midwest. It took her seventeen years to write her first novel, “Every Crooked Pot,” a semi-autobiographical story about the coming of age of a
[ad_1] As the daughter and granddaughter of a newspaper editor, Marika Cobbold is uniquely positioned to write about a jaded local reporter pressed by fake news and social media click traps. Until recently, his family owned a newspaper in Gothenburg, Sweden, founded by his grandfather and inspired by the greater
[ad_1] Today’s Google Doodle celebrates short story author Hisaye Yamamoto. Google When the American-Japanese writer Hisaye Yamamoto began her career as a scribe as a teenager, it was under a pseudonym: she bore the nickname Napoleon, which signaled the level of her ambition and the scale of things to come.