Gay Talese
#2228 Overall Influence

Gay Talese

American writer


Why is this person notable and influential?

Gay Talese is an American writer. As a journalist for The New York Times and Esquire magazine during the 1960s, Talese helped to define contemporary literary journalism. Talese’s most famous articles are about Joe DiMaggio and Frank Sinatra.

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University of Southern California
University of Southern California

Private research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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University of Alabama
University of Alabama

Public university located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States

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#32 World Rank #23 USA Rank
#3646 World Rank #731 USA Rank