Another Life: A Memoir of Other People

Another Life: A Memoir of Other People

Michael Korda

From international leaders to Mafia dons, from Hollywood stars to the literary world's such a lot eccentric writers, the outstanding and infamous alike have entrusted their life's paintings to Simon & Schuster's preeminent editor, Michael Korda. during this masterful memoir, Korda unearths the unforgettable forged of characters and outrageous anecdotes in the back of 4 a long time of blockbuster publishing, bringing us face-to-face with dozens of larger-than-life figures: Richard Nixon, who maintained his "presidential" personality lengthy after his public existence used to be over; Joan Crawford, whose autobiography mirrored a existence she may have loved to have lived yet didn't; Joseph Bonanno, the retired Mafia don who'd do whatever to maintain from being killed by means of the reviewers.

And in a revelatory account that reads as compulsively as fiction, Another Life paints a shiny photograph of publishing's glitterati, together with Jacqueline Susann, who liberated women's fiction--and terrorized a publishing residence, and Tennessee Williams, who nourished his genius on four-course vodka lunches. A veritable who is Who of degree, reveal, and letters, Another Life is the deft interweaving of publishing at it so much fascinating--and storytelling at its most interesting.

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