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Carly Simon

Blogarrhea: Carly Simon's Juicy Auto-Biography, 'Boys In The Trees,' Flatiron Books, is Out in Paperback and Names Names >>

Carly Simon's 'Boys in the Trees' is riveting. Blessed to be born into a wealthy Manhattan family with a father, Richard L. Simon, who co-founded the giant publishing house Simon & Schuster, Carly's childhood was a whirlwind of dinner parties with guests like Benny Goodman, Vladimir Horowitz, Jackie Robinson, Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Rodgers, James Thurber and Oscar Hammerstein dining at their elegant abode at 133 West 11th St., their Martha's Vineyard beach house in Massachusetts or their palatial Connecticut estate.

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