Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker

Reporting Always: Writings from The New Yorker

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ISBN-13: 9781501116018
Publisher: Scribner
Publication date: 11/01/2016
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 826,053
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Lillian Ross is an American journalist and author who has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1945. She began as a “Talk of the Town” reporter and, over the course of her career, she has written hundreds of pieces, contributing to nearly every section of the magazine.

Table of Contents

Foreword David Remnick xvii

Introduction Lillian Ross xxi

I Players

Young and Happy Julie Andrews 1954 3

Come In, Lassie! 1948 6

Sgt. Pepper 1967 16

Workouts Robin Williams 1986 20

Mr. and Mrs. Williams 1993 24

Auteur! Auteur! Al Pacino 1995 42

Two Dames Maggie Smith Judi Dench 2005 46

II Writers

How Do You Like It Now, Gentlemen? Ernest Hemingway 1950 51

Movement 1960 78

Life Line 1960 83

Theatre Edward Albee 1974 88

Oprah's Understudy Gayle King 2000 93

III Youngsters

Symbol of All We Possess 1949 99

The Yellow Bus 1960 122

Dancers in May 1964 140

Mays at St. Bernard's (Willie Mays) 1973 147

The Shit-Kickers of Madison Avenue 1995 150

IV New Yorkers

El Único Matador 1949 157

Terrific 1954 169

The Big Stone Harry Winston 1954 196

The Sporting Scene John McEnroe 1997 244

Camaraderie Ralph Kiner 2004 246

Ellen Barkin at Home 2005 249

V Big Cheeses

Feeling Lost (Charlie Chaplin) 1950 255

Picture, Part I: Throw the Little Old Lady down the Stairs! 1952 258

Coco Chanel 1957 299

With Fellini 1985 301

Rag Trade Mario Testino 1998 308

Wes Anderson in Hamilton Heights 2001 310

Lunch with Agnes Agnes Martin 2003 313

Nothing Fancy Clint Eastwood 2003 316

Money Honeys 2004 329

Acknowledgments 333

Photo Credits 335

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