Celebrated photo portraitist Michael Childers will share anecdotes about his work and interactions with notable writers. Childers makes all of his subjects look fabulous, especially his literary friends, who make up a focused show, Author! Author!, on view this summer at the Beinecke Library, along with the exhibition, Life of the Party: Jerome Zerbe and the Social Photograph. Among the writers on view in the Childers show are Amy Tan, Henry Rollins, Christopher Isherwood, Carrie Fisher, Gloria Steinem, Gore Vidal, Katori Hall, Mae West, and Fran Lebowitz.
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