Skip to: Content
Skip to: Site Navigation
Skip to: Search

Topic: Gypsy Rose Lee


All Content

  • 4 truly American novels

    These books center on residents of the USA in different eras all trying to find success.

  • 13 best 2011 author interviews

    A loose young woman in Nazi-era Berlin. A titanic failure of courage on the Titanic. A Supreme Court justice with a thing for hot blondes. An American president's scandalous love child.  Book authors answered questions about these earthy topics and many more – from sandwiches to Shakespeare – during Monitor interviews with me this year. Here's a baker's dozen of the memorable things that these authors had to say. Click on the links to read the full interviews.
    12/23/2011 08:50 am

  • Literary Brooklyn: The Writers of Brooklyn and the Story of American City Life

    From Walt Whitman to Jonathan Safran Foer, Brooklyn holds a unique place in America’s literary history.
    09/15/2011 07:05 am

  • Chapter & Verse Behind the facade of Gypsy Rose Lee

    Karen Abbott, author of "American Rose," talks about Gypsy Rose Lee and her life of "relentless self-invention."
    02/11/2011 08:15 am

  • Behind the Burly Q: movie review

    In a revealing peek into burlesque, 'Behind the Burly Q' documentary gives performers a chance to set the record straight about their profession.
    04/30/2010 07:05 pm

Editors' picks:

Doing Good


What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

Become a fan! Follow us! Google+ YouTube See our feeds!