Archives: Lillian Ross

This week’s Remarkable Woman: Lillian Ross; a new author and a watercolor

October 2, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: newsletter.

This newsletter was sent to all of those on Jim’s email (3,576) list on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017.   We are coming to the end of Banned Books Week in the United States. The right to read is important and is always under threat, no matter where we live. Too many people get the idea that if • Read More »

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Lillian Ross, reporter and precursor of the 1960s New Journalism movement

September 28, 2017 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: books, journalism, journalists, reporters, reporting, Women writers and journalists, writers, writing.

Was she the mother of the New Journalism movement of the 1960s — the movement that showcased the deep reporting of people like Truman Capote and Gay Talese? Many people thought so. Lillian Ross, who died Sept. 20, 2017, at the age of 99, was doing that kind of reporting and writing for the New • Read More »

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