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What it Was Really Like to Have Polio

What it Was Really Like to Have Polio by @mgrossbergauthor #polio #health #life

Diagnosis: Polio In the summer of 1953, when I was 12 and a half years old, I got pretty sick and had a very high fever. Our family doctor came to the house and the next thing I knew I was in an operating room. The last face I saw before my spinal tap was…

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The Story of the HinJew Drink from The Best People

The Story of the HinJew Drink from The Best People by @marcgrossberg #HinJew #drink #TheBestPeople

One of the main characters in my new book, The Best People, is a very successful venture capitalist named V.J. Simon, who is half-Jewish and half-Indian. In the book, V.J. frequents Eleganté, the finest restaurant in Houston where “The Best People” hang out. His favorite drink is called the HinJew, which is half-Bombay Sapphire gin,…

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It Happens Every Day

It Happens Every Day by @marcgrossberg #Day #Journey #Life

The Other Day The other day my mobile phone rings and the caller ID says “Donna Franklin.” I don’t personally know any Donna Franklins, but I listen to Donna Franklin’s jazz show on KTSU. Her closing song is “It Happens Every Day” by The Crusaders. So, instead of saying “hello,” I answered, “It happens every…

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Welcome to My New Website!

Welcome to the new Marc Grossberg website, all in preparation for the October release of The Best People, my new novel. Check back soon for more posts! Of course, you can preorder your copy of The Best People today!

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