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7:11 PM, December 28th, 2011

[A]ny memoir that is ghost written will very likely turn out to be, with a very few notable exceptions, dead as a doornail, and hardly worth reading. If a movie star isn’t going to sit down to write his or her own book, the hell with it.

Former publisher Michael Korda laments the fact that the memoirs of Hollywood’s greats are usually quite dull, especially if their ghost-written. 

Photo: Laurence Olivier, whose memoir Confessions of an Actor was “carefully managed to avoid baring any of his soul.”

12:27 PM, November 7th, 2011
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firstbook:

Our friends at Random House Children’s Books have generously agreed to donate one brand-new book for each new follower we gain on TumblrFacebook, and Twitter this week. Those books will go to thousands of schools and programs serving kids from low-income families across the country.

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To learn more about First Book, please visit: www.firstbook.org

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10:17 AM, August 4th, 2011
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Vogue to Offer Every Issue Since 1892 Online
Rag trade blog Fashionista reports that Vogue’s stealth website, currently under development for a December launch, will feature a digital version of every single number published since Arthur Baldwin Turnure started the magazine in the late 19th century.

For the whole article by Curt Hopkins 
Wow, 1892 Vogue fashion.

futurejournalismproject:

 

Vogue to Offer Every Issue Since 1892 Online

Rag trade blog Fashionista reports that Vogue’s stealth website, currently under development for a December launch, will feature a digital version of every single number published since Arthur Baldwin Turnure started the magazine in the late 19th century.
For the whole article by Curt Hopkins 

Wow, 1892 Vogue fashion.

Reblogged from The FJP
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