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Is That All There Is?: The Strange Life of Peggy Lee
Published by Atria Books/Simon & Schuster
James Gavin is a writer, author of Deep in a Dream: The Long Night of Chet Baker (Knopf), Stormy Weather: The Life of Lena Horne (Simon & Schuster), Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of New York Cabaret (Grove Weidenfeld), along with numerous articles for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Time Out New York and other publications.
He has contributed liner notes to over 400 CDs, including reissues he produced for Verve, Blue Note, and Koch Jazz. His essay for the GRP box set Ella Fitzgerald – The Legendary Decca Recordings earned a 1996 Grammy nomination.
Jim has made over two hundred radio appearances, including multiple interviews with NPR, the BBC, and Australia's ABC Network. He has appeared on the Today show, Good Morning America, and the PBS NewsHour.
His latest book is Is That All There Is?: The Strange Life of Peggy Lee, published by Simon & Schuster.
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LIZ SMITH on Stormy Weather:
"I wish I could do justice to this book. I cannot. It is impossible to convey its power ... Magnificent, gripping, marvelously written."
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