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.

Books by this Author

A groundbreaking and irresistible biography of three of America’s most important musical artists—Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon—charts their lives as women at a magical moment in time.Carole King, Joni Mitchell, and Carly Simon remain among the most enduring and important women in popular music. Each woman is distinct. Carole King is the product of outer-borough, middle-class New York City; Joni Mitchell is a granddaughter of Canadian farmers; and Carly Simon is a...

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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

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

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

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. assertiveness

Q. What’s your fantasy profession?

A. being a singer-songwriter, like my GIRLS

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Not buying a certain loft on Broadway in 1978

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. that's easy! a spicy tuna handroll with avocado and lots of spicy sauce

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