Hollywood Memoirs

Hollywood Memoirs

Juicy, sometimes salacious, full of glamorous details or outrageous incidents, the memoir–with its whispered invitation, “This is true!”–far more than the novel, is the literary genre ideally suited to Hollywood. Many people affected by the blacklist wrote memoirs....
Music for Movies

Music for Movies

If only life were like the movies! If only, when you met your True Love some sweet melody assured you, Yes! This Is The One! If only, in a deeply romantic moment a crash of cymbals indicates experience you will never forget! If only, before you are about to make a...
Three Hollywood Novels

Three Hollywood Novels

Hollywood novels offer different fictional perspectives on that cocktail of hope and despair, sex and ambition that has always flourished amid the land of high stakes make-believe. The Great Pretenders follows in these classic footsteps. Of all the Hollywood novels...
Montgomery Bus Boycott

Montgomery Bus Boycott

 “Their shoes are wearing out, but not their spirits.” Some moments in American history are embedded forever in the national imagination, our collective memory.   Paul Revere’s ride. A stunned Jackie Kennedy standing beside Lyndon Johnson as he takes the oath of...