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Although I am old enough (70) to recognize almost all of the names dropped in this very name-dropping book, it seems to me that a bucket of cold water needs to be thrown on this... Read morePublished on April 22, 2014 by othoniaboys
I guess if you lived in NYC at the time Leo did this would be more relatable. It certainly isn't the "gay story" it was made out to be in the reviews. Read morePublished on July 20, 2013 by Sean L. Craft
Certainly Lerman's journey was an interesting one. From the standpoint of a 'rags to riches' story, his serves as a fine example. Read morePublished on April 19, 2013 by Fred M. Jeffers
Was there anyone he didn't know?! Was there anyone who didn't adore him? Lerman's journals give a great perspective on cultural New York (and elsewhere!), 1940s through 1990s.Published on March 29, 2013 by RR
I have not read the book as yet, but the good reviews in The New York Times made me curious.Published on January 23, 2013 by J. Berry
I love this book. I loaned it to someone, couldn't get it back. Thank goodness I could get another copy through Amazon.Published on May 22, 2011 by Amazon Customer
As a memoir it isn't the kind of book you read straight through, though that's what I'm trying to do. Read morePublished on January 15, 2011 by Avid Reader
If you love gossipy books about the NY arts scene (music, theater, publishing, fashion etc.), this is compulsively readable. Read morePublished on July 6, 2010 by Mindy Butler
The diaries of Leo Herman are an excellent source for anyone who wants to know more about the unknown life of gay-jewish intelectuals in the us-american society over many decades.Published on April 28, 2009 by Warner Poelchau