Green, Jesse


Shy: The Autobiography of Mary Rodgers Guettel

Mary Rodgers Guettel was Richard Rodgers's daughter, a noted composer, author, and arts doyenne in her own right and the sharpest tongue in show biz. Her posthumous memoir SHY: The Autobiography of Mary Rodgers Guettel (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021), written with New York Times co-chief theater critic Jesse Green, is broader than a memoir, more personal than a biography, more true than a novel, yet contains elements of each.


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The Velveteen Father: An Unexpected Journey to Parenthood

Being a parent was not a high priority–or even much of a likelihood–for acclaimed journalist […]