CRITIQUE – Gay Talese’s ‘Frank Sinatra has a Cold’

Gay Talese succeeds in finding a balance between superb hyperbole and realism in his colourful and microscopic 36-page profile on the musical legend, Frank Sinatra, for Esquire magazine. In 1965, Sinatra was struck with a cold. Singing was his livelihood and the ailment was enough to ‘plunge him into a state of anguish’. Unable to … Continue reading CRITIQUE – Gay Talese’s ‘Frank Sinatra has a Cold’