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Liz Smith Remembers The Good Old Days Of Gossip Columns

This week, NPR‘s “Morning Edition” is featuring conversations with press agents and gossip columnists. Today features an interview with the “Grand Dame of Dish,” Liz Smith.

In this preview, Smith recalls the beginning of her gossip column writing days in the 1950′s. “There were just wonderful, silly things happening,” she said. “And, you know, then society was slopping over into show business. It wasn’t just society, or what was left. It was also these big movie stars.”

Previously: Liz Smith’s Long Goodbye: ‘I Will Go Bravely On!’

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Lauren Berger Writes New Book for Young People Entering "Real World"

Lauren Berger Welcome to the Real WorldCareer Expert, Lauren Berger, releases her second book, Welcome to the Real World: Finding Your Place, Perfecting Your Work, and Turning Your Job Into Your Dream Career (Harper Business), on April 22nd. In this book, Berger shares everything she wishes someone told her after graduation. Her book is the essential guide to anyone starting their first, second, or third job. She encourages readers to be fearless, step outside of their comfort zones, and go after what they want.