Linda Rosenkrantz is the author of several books of fiction and nonfiction, including Telegram
, a history of the telegraphic communication, and her memoir, My Life as a List: 207 Things About My (Bronx) Childhood
, and the co-author of Gone Hollywood: The Movie Colony in the Golden Age
. She was also the founding editor of Auction
magazine, a long-time syndicated columnist, and a founder of the popular baby-naming site Nameberry.com. She currently resides in Los Angeles.