Articles by Ronald K. Fried

September 13, 2017

Pushing the Envelope: The Millions Interviews Alex Gilvarry 0

“Growing up in Staten Island, I sort of grew up with a chip on my shoulder, with that feeling that I’ve got to prove myself to people—to people from Manhattan, the Upper East Side.  I think I even came into the book business with a chip on my shoulder, like I had to prove myself somehow. It drove me.  But you’ve got to realize it. Otherwise, this kind of thinking can destroy you.”