Sheila Weller

Sheila Weller is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning magazine journalist. She is the author of five previous books, most recently her 2003 family memoir, Dancing at Ciro's, which The Washington Post called "a substantial contribution to American social history." She is the senior contributing editor at Glamour, a contributor to Vanity Fair, and a former contributing editor of New York. To learn more, visit www.girlslikeusthebook.com.

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Girls Like Us

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Women rock stars: Girls Like Us

Sheila Weller shares the intimate stories of Carole King, Joni Mitchell and Carly Simon who dared to break tradition and become what none had been before them, confessors in song, rock superstars and adventurers of heart and soul.

My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to write with humanity, understanding but never judging

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. I'm SO not a traveler, this question is wasted on provincial me.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Having a son, Jonathan Kelly, who is beyond terrific (but I don't take credit for it; he gets the credit)

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. pretentious culturati, name-droppers, and people who talk very slowly

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. honesty about oneself, compassion, a great and unique sense of humor

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