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Tribute to Lee Israel

In the 1970s and 80s Lee Israel was one of the successful writers of the era. Living on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the woman kept a cache of old typewriters: Adlers, Remington’s, Olympias and Royals, while writing biographies of the famous actress Tallulah Bankhead, cosmetics magnate Estee Lauder and the journalist Dorothy Kilgallen. In the… Read More →