biography

Dawn Powell a biography by Tim Page

I first heard of author Dawn Powell while watching Gilmore Girls (the show I’m obsessed with) when Rory remarks to Lane that no one has heard of Powell but she supposedly was responsible for a lot of Dorothy Parker’s funny lines (I am also going to read about Dorothy Parker). I first [continue reading]

November 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

James Dean a little boy lost by Joe Hyams

I bought this first edition James Dean biography knowing nothing about it. It wasn’t until I was reading Lew Bracker’s memoir that I learned Joe Hyams was a friend of James Dean. I wanted to make sure I got his book, so I checked through my books and found I had just bought it. This is [continue reading]

November 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

The James Dean Story by Ronald Martinetti

James Dean has always been one of my favorites. I have had a few of his biographies for years, but never go around to reading them. I am not sure what sparked my current James Dean obsession the past month, but I am in the middle of it. I ordered many memoirs by his friends and girlfriends and [continue reading]

October 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

My Books of 2014 (so far)

I like reading, but somehow I find watching tv or movies easier. The past few years my New Year’s resolution has been to ‘read more and watch less.’ I haven’t quite achieved that goal until this year. I would like to say it is because I have become more disciplined, but that [continue reading]

March 24, 2014 // 5 Comments