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Gay Talese

Gay Talese is a writer and pioneer of "New Journalism," a movement in literary nonfiction that also included figures like Tom Wolfe and Joan Didion. Throughout the 60s, Talese reported for publications like the New York Times and Esquire magazine, where his groundbreaking profile "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold" won him critical acclaim. He is the author of 14 books, including The Voyeur's Motel, Thy Neighbor's Wife, and most recently Bartleby and Me: Reflections of an Old Scrivener.