• Francis Ford Coppola Honored at 2018 NYPL Lions Awards

    10 days ago - By WWD

    On Monday night in Midtown Manhattan, Gay Talese was inside the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue, the NYPL's Library Lions event - an annual celebration of patrons of the arts.
    “I'm an old Lion,” he said. “Every year I come, there are new people. And every year I come, there are old people who died. And I'm still around. I'm 86. Wow, what an old person I am.”
    Talese was one of a handful of former Lions wearing their medals, attached to the thick, signature red ribbon, proudly around their necks at the party. They'd put on their black-tie finest and gathered within the confines of...
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