A Famous San Francisco Author on Why Friendship Matters

“The loneliness of the friendless is a special horror,” writes Herbert Gold.

The 96-year-old’s book of poetry with ironic title. Photo: Camille Cusumano

I first met Herb Gold, author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, at a press event hosted by the French consulate in San Francisco. Years passed, careers and family demands waxed and waned. Then, a year ago, the stars aligned, we got…

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Camille Cusumano

Camille Cusumano

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Author(ity) in/on San Francisco. Novel, essay, memoir. Teaches tango. Travel, outdoors, culture. Former editor at VIA Mag.