Tag: book reviews


Book Review: The Vanity Fair Diaries

Tina Brown’s account of her time as editor-in-chief of the hottest magazine during the decade of excess should be a sure-fire winner, but it turns out to be a b…

Book Review: Munich

In 1945, the Fuhrer wistfully mourns: “We ought to have gone to war in 1938.” Munich tells you why he didn’t.…


Book Review: Manhattan Beach

Jennifer Egan’s follow-up to her Pulitzer Prize-winning A Visit from the Goon Squad is more straightforward in structure than her acclaimed 2011 novel; as Manha…


Book Review: Sticky Fingers

Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone Magazine is an at times brutal but extremely entertaining biography on Rolling Stone founder…


Book Review: The Benefactor

Sebastian Hampson’s sad sack tale about a former editor of a glamorous magazine who struggles to find meaning after losing his wife constantly teases that somet…

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