Posts Tagged ‘memoir’

Downtown, Then and Now with Marc Spitz

Written by Alissa Fleck on . Posted in Music

spitz A walking tour with a music journalist brings his memoir to life If “raucous” and “intimate” can coexist adroitly, that describes the atmosphere at the release party for Marc Spitz’s new memoir Poseur, an affair tucked cozily away up a staircase at the Lower East Side’s Slipper Room. Everyone here knows each other, laughs heartily [&hellip
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Getting Candid With Daphne Merkin

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

By Charlotte Eichna Despite a reported habit of running behind schedule, Daphne Merkin materialized in the doorway of the writing center at Marymount Manhattan College, on East 71st Street, only a few minutes late for a morning interview. After a cup of coffee, the renowned memoirist was ready to delve into the details of her [&hellip
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ROIPHE ON ROIPHE: ONE WIDOW TELLS HER TALE

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Anne Roiphe says she’s not a particularly private person. It’s a fitting analysis from someone who started mining her personal life for stories at age 28. She’s written 17 books, netting a significant reputation over the years for her memoirs, essays, novels and newspaper columns. Now the longtime West Sider has a new book, Epilogue [&hellip
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