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More about Frank Sinatra's Cold: 'Behind the Scenes' of a Classic Magazine Story by Gay Talese

Stef McDonald

Gay Talese's "Frank Sinatra Has a Cold" story for Esquire magazine is considered an iconic non-fiction piece of writing. Over at "Neiman Storyboard," Talese offers behind-the-scenes commentary in a republished version of the story with annotations. For writers, this is an exciting look into the creative process of storytelling, showing us what a writer chooses to say—and how to say it.

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