Tag Archives: Hollywood

The New Girl in Town

Every Frenchman has One by Olivia De Havilland is a memoir written by the well-known American actress who lives in Paris. Dating back to the late ’50’s, it is a lighthearted collection of her observations of life and customs in … Continue reading

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Roll Film

Stardust by Joseph Kanon is a mystery novel set in Hollywood soon after the end of World War II. This is a spy thriller which kicks off with a GI named Ben receiving word that his brother Danny, a film director, … Continue reading

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With a Whimper

West of Sunset by Stewart O’Nan recounts the final years of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s personal and professional life in Hollywood. This novel reminded me of a movie entitled Beloved Infidel I dimly recollect from years ago starring Gregory Peck. I did … Continue reading

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Beloved Betty

If you love Betty White, (and who doesn’t), you will enjoy her latest book, Betty White, If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t).  In the book, Betty covers a wide range of topics ranging from her crush on … Continue reading

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