Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Ten top books about Hollywood

Wayne Holloway is a writer and director.

At the Guardian he tagged his favorite writing about California’s dream factory, including:
You’ll Never Eat Lunch in This Town Again by Julia Phillips (1991)

Phillips’s producer credits include Taxi Driver and Close Encounters of the Third Kind. This gleefully insulting account is her story of life in the heart of the Hollywood machine. More than that, reading between the lines of her story, we are treated to an insight into an ecosystem that values money as the only yardstick creating a very odd and unstable “liberal elite”.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue