Skip to main content

Lillian Ross

Biography

Lillian Ross

Lillian Ross

Books by Lillian Ross

by Lillian Ross - Current Affairs, History, Social Issues, Nonfiction

A staff writer for The New Yorker since 1945, Lillian Ross invented the entertainment profile, was the first person to write journalism in “scenes” as novelists do, and her profiles are full of humor and details that bring her subjects alive on the page. REPORTING ALWAYS collects a wide range of Lillian Ross’s New Yorker articles and “Talk of the Town” pieces spanning sixty years. Ross' style has been studied and imitated by numerous writers, but there is only one Lillian Ross: spirited, funny, factual, and unforgettable.