If you missed Taja on SiriusXM Radio, catch the archive of her interview on Chris Cuomo’s show on SiriusXM! She is promoting her new book “From The Root”, and discussing with Chris ways to bring our world into balance and heal from the root! Tune in to learn how we can recapture and reallocate trillions of dollars of wasted capital, and more!
Check out Florence Fabricant’s NEW YORK TIMES review of One Last Lunch, by Erica Heller. Author and recording artist, Taja Sevelle has contributed a moving piece about a lunch with the iconic music artist, Prince, in Erica Heller’s One Last Lunch.
“One Last Lunch is a powerful, surprise-filled read that is as charming and funny as it is moving.” —Helen Mirren
Taja Sevelle’s lunch with Prince takes place in the Beverly Hills Hotel in California, and gives the reader a window into a heartwarming relationship between the two close friends.
Charming and uplifting, the fabled lunch is peppered with Taja’s selections of real-life shared moments with Prince, revealing humor, social awareness, and of course, menu proclivities.
One Last Lunch: A Final Meal with Those Who Meant So Much to Us (Abrams Press; May 12, 2020; U.S $25.00; Hardcover.) Available also on Amazon:
Who wouldn’t love the opportunity to sit down, break bread, and just talk? Who wouldn’t jump at the chance to ask those unasked questions, or share those unvoiced feelings? In One Last Lunch, Heller, an acclaimed memoirist herself, has asked friends and family of authors, artists, musicians, comedians, actors, and others, to recount one such fantastic repast. Kirk Douglas asks his father what he thought of him becoming an actor. Taja Sevelle asks Prince piercing questions. Sara Moulton dines with her friend Julia Child. Richard Lewis has lunch with Jonathan Winters. These richly imagined stories are endlessly revealing, about the subject, the writer, the passage of time, regret, gratitude, and the power of enduring love.
Conversations in the book include:
- Daniel Bellow (son) and Saul Bellow
- Carinthia West (friend, collaborator) and David Bowie
- Lee Clow (collaborator, friend) and Steve Jobs
- Elizabeth Mailer (daughter) and Norman Mailer
- Taja Sevelle (protégé, close friend) and Prince
- Rain Pryor (daughter) and Richard Pryor
- Cameron West (acquaintance) and Robin Williams
- Richard Lewis (close comedy pal) and Jonathan Winters
- Erica Heller (daughter) and Joseph Heller (Author of Catch 22.)
About the Author
Erica Heller is the author of the memoir Yossarian Slept Here; a novel, Splinters; and 300 Ways to Say No to a Man, a humor book illustrated by Seymour Chwast. She has contributed to the New York Observer, Huffington Post, and other publications.
Taja Sevelle is the founder of Urban Farming www.urbanfarming.org and the organization is working hard to empower people to grow their own food. During this difficult time, food has become the number one priority for many families. This year, in lieu of their annual events, workshops, and activities, Urban Farming has found creative ways to continue to provide necessary gardening resources to individuals and families.
Urban Farming has already sent out 2,000 packs of seeds to 500 families so that they may grow their own food. The organization has also sent out 1,500 educational handouts to 500 families and individuals, and 30 copies of the Urban Farming gardening book Digging It. In the next month, Urban Farming will provide 1,200 more packs of seeds and 5,000 vegetable plants to help 600 additional families, as well as 1,800 educational handouts, gardening tools and resources for community residents, and funding for community gardens in Detroit and Los Angeles.
Urban Farming has been empowering individuals and families to grow their own food since 2005, and the organization also helps to support numerous community gardens. There are over 66,000 gardens around the world that are a part of the Urban Farming Global Food Chain®.
If you wish to contribute to Urban Farming to help them provide more seeds, plants, and gardening resources to empower families to grow their own food supply, please visit: https://www.urbanfarming.org/donate.html
Cyrus Webb interviewed Taja about her book, From The Root, on November 26, 2019 on his podcast “Let’s Have a Conversation” . It’s not too late to listen! #tajasevelle #healourworld #fromtheroot @cyruswebb #conversationsLIVE
Learn About Taja’s book, From the Root, and her connection to KMOJ as a DJ!
Catch Taja’s interview, on WKBD TV Detroit Wants 2 Know- The Steve Hood Show December 1, 2019! Or- catch it later on HULU #tajasevelle #healourworld #fromtheroot @dwants2know #stevehood #wmyd #detroitwants2know
Taja was interviewed by Hank Garner with Author Stories Podcast.
Tune in to hear about her book and Healing Our World From The Root #tajasevelle #healourworld #fromtheroot #authorstoriespodcast #authorstories
Max Tucci will interview Taja about her new book on LA Talk Radio’s show Max & Friends , which will air on September 15th at 8pm PST.