Billie Holiday, Wordsmith

Today's encore selection -- from Billie Holiday by John Szwed. Legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday's autobiography is considered an American classic. Co-written with author and journalist William Dufty at a point when much had already been written about her, it is titled Lady Sings the Blues: "When Dufty asked her if she had ever read anything written about her... Continue Reading →

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