Gay Talese is an American writer. As a reporter for the New York Times and Esquire magazine in the 1960s, Talese helped define contemporary literary journalism. Talese's most famous articles relate to Joe DiMaggio and Frank Sinatra.
|Born||February 7, 1932, Ocean City, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Alabama|
While at the University of Alabama, he was a member of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity.
In the song"Communication," by Pete Townshend, he is mentioned.
He was born into an Italian-American family in New Jersey. Nan, his wife, and he had two daughters together.
His essay"Frank Sinatra Has a Cold," published in Esquire in 1966, became one of the most significant American magazine stories of all time, inspiring a new generation of journalists.
Memo from organized crime. Writers of the New York Times. Alabama Alumni