Sondra Gotlieb (born 1936) is a Canadian journalist and novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page A journalist (also called a newspaperman) is a person who practices Journalism, the gathering and dissemination of information about current events trends A novel (from Italian novella, Spanish novela, French nouvelle for "new" "news" or "short story Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Ontario (ɒnˈtɛrioʊ is a province located in the central part of Canada, the largest by population and second largest after Quebec
She is married to Allan Gotlieb, former Canadian ambassador to the United States during the presidency of Ronald Reagan. Allan Ezra Gotlieb, CC, LLD, LLB, MA (born February 28, 1928) is a Canadian Her book Washington Rollercoaster recounted the Gotliebs' years as glamorous hosts in Washington during the Reagan era, when she wrote a much-read column for the Washington Post. The Washington Post is the largest and most circulated Newspaper in Washington D Vanity Fair magazine called her a "sparkling hostess", and in Washington she quickly became known for her irreverent attitude and sharp tongue. Vanity Fair is an American magazine of Culture, Fashion, and Politics published by Condé Nast Publications. She often attracted attention with remarks considered out-of-character for diplomatic wives. Referring to Canada's image in America as a dull northern neighbour, she remarked: "Maybe we should invade South Dakota".
In 1986, she attracted a blaze of international publicity when reporter Juliet O'Neill caught her slapping her social secretary Connie Gibson Connors at an official dinner she and her husband were hosting in honour of the Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney and U. Juliet O'Neill is a Canadian journalist who was the subject of controversy when the Royal Canadian Mounted Police raided her house in an attempt to find the source Martin Brian Mulroney PC CC GOQ (predominantly known as Brian Mulroney) (born March 20, 1939) was the eighteenth S. Vice-President George H. Bush. George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12 1924 served as the forty-first President of the United States from 1989 to 1993 The incident, while embarrassing, instantly made her one of the most talked-about women in Washington and invitations to the Gotliebs' parties became highly coveted.
After she and her husband returned to Canada in the early 1990s, they moved to Toronto's exclusive Rosedale neighbourhood and became the centre of establishment society in that city. Toronto (təˈrɒntoʊ colloquially pronounced or) is the largest city in Canada and is the provincial capital of Ontario Rosedale is a neighbourhood in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located north of the downtown of Toronto and is one of its oldest suburbs Allan joined numerous corporate boards, including Conrad Black's Hollinger Inc., while Sondra began writing columns for the Globe and Mail and later the National Post, which was owned by Conrad Black. Conrad Moffat Black Baron Black of Crossharbour PC, KCSG, OC, (born 25 August 1944, in Montreal, Quebec) is Hollinger Inc ( is based in Toronto, Ontario Canada. It is the parent company of Chicago-based Sun-Times Media Group, whose primary holdings The Globe and Mail is a Canadian English language nationally distributed Newspaper, based in Toronto and printed in six cities The National Post is a Canadian English-language national Newspaper based in Don Mills, Ontario, a district of
She won the Stephen Leacock humour prize for her 1978 novel, True Confections, which was subtitled, Or How My Family Arranged My Marriage.
In 2001, she alluded to the infamous "Slap Flap" incident in a series of articles about her recent facelift, published in the National Post. Gotlieb recounted how the idea for cosmetic surgery first came to her after a visit with friends in Washington D. C. "One of them said to me, 'It must be nice living in Toronto. You can slop around without having to bother too much about your appearance. Canadians have such old-fashioned values. ' For the second time in my life I felt like slapping someone's face. "
Gotlieb (née Kaufman) and husband Allan were married in 1955. They had three children: Rebecca (born in 1958), Marc (born in 1959), and Rachel (born in 1962).
Rebecca, a lawyer, was married to Keith Ham, also a lawyer, but they separated and divorced after the adoption of son David in 1992. She subsequently married journalist Matthew Fraser, former Editor-in-Chief of the National Post and television host. Matthew Fraser may refer to Matthew Fraser (journalist, Canadian journalist and former editor of the National Post Matthew Fraser The National Post is a Canadian English-language national Newspaper based in Don Mills, Ontario, a district of She died suddenly of cancer in January 2003. David now lives with Keith Ham and his family in England. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland
Marc, an art historian and University of Toronto professor, was married to Catherine May but they divorced almost immediately. This article is about the University of Toronto's St George Campus He married Lauren Freeman and they have three children: Sally, Rosie, and Louis.
Rachel is married to lawyer Rob Dickson and they have two children, Fanny and Joe.
All the Gotliebs (except David) live in Toronto's Rosedale neighbourhood.