Over the course of a distinguished writing career, Barry Singer has been a regular contributor to The New Yorker, New York magazine, The New York Times Magazine and, for more than a decade, to The New York Times Arts & Leisure section, writing regularly on theater, opera and popular music. His book, BLACK AND BLUE: The Life and Lyrics of Andy Razaf, was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He is also the author of EVER AFTER: The Last Years of Musical Theater and Beyond; and ALIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD, which won an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award for excellence in music writing. Barry Singer is the proprietor of CHARTWELL BOOKSELLERS in New York City, the only standing bookshop in the world devoted to the writings of Winston Churchill. His most recent book is CHURCHILL STYLE: The Art of Being Winston Churchill, published by Abrams Image.