Susan Braudy is an author and journalist who has written for the New York Times, Newsweek, Ms.and The Atlantic Monthly. Her most recent book was nominated for a Pulitzer and is a history of the American left—Family Circle, the Boudins and the Aristocracy of the Left. Her previous books are Between Marriage and Divorce a Woman’s Diary, the novels Who Killed Sal Mineo and What The Movies Made Me Do as well as This Crazy Thing Called Love, a non-fiction account of the Woodward family. She has also been a vice-president of Warner Brothers. Susan Braudy blogs about the quirky details of Manhattan life in her blog, Manhattan Voyeur.
(1) I had fun. First of all, the tv camera was an exquisitely unreliable even confused narrator. It kept flashing reaction shots of contenders who didn't wind up winning -- Martin Scorsese and George Clooney for starters.