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Title:
The style guy : the anwers to the questions men are asking on sex, manners, grooming, fashion, travel, women, and the meaning of life
Author:
O'Brien, Glenn.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Ballantine Books, 2000.
Physical Description:
256 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780345427274
Format :
Book

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Central Library BJ1855 .O27 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

The current GQ Style Guy shares his best advice on women, manners, sex, grooming, and dating.


Author Notes

Glenn O'Brien was born in Cleveland, Ohio on March 2, 1947. He attended Georgetown University, where he edited a student literary magazine entitled The Georgetown Journal, and studied film at Columbia University. In 1971, Andy Warhol hired him to work on and then edit the magazine Interview. He was the host of the public access television show TV Party from 1978 until 1982. He was an editor, art and music columnist, essayist, and poet. He wrote the Style Guy fashion advice column, which appeared in Details magazine and then in GQ, from 1999 to 2015. He also worked for Artforum, Oui, High Times, Maxim, Purple, Rolling Stone, Allure, and Harper's Bazaar.

He wrote the books How to Be a Man: A Guide to Style and Behavior for the Modern Gentleman, Ruins with a View, and Like Art: Glenn O'Brien on Advertising. He edited Madonna's book Sex, wrote the play Drugs with Cookie Mueller, and was the screenwriter for Downtown 81. He was also a stand-up comedian, a creative director at Barneys New York, and an advertising copywriter including several of Calvin Klein television campaigns. In 2015, he started a new television talk show entitled Tea at the Beatrice. He died of pneumonia on April 7, 2017 at the age of 70.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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