A Curious Career (Paperback)Lynn Barber (author)
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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 184 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
The book of the career of the ferocious interviewer: what happens, she says, when a nosy child grows up to find her perfect job -- Katy Guest * Independent on Sunday *
Lots of fun ... very moving * Evening Standard *
Funny, bold, incisive, clever and interesting * Independent *
Candid, unsentimental and extremely funny. I read it in one glorious go, laughing and crying throughout * Zoe Heller *
The queen bee of the celebrity interview * Daily Mail *
For a guide [to journalism], there could be no better place to start than with Lynn Barber's second volume of autobiography, A Curious Career -- Olivia Cole * GQ *
Funny, thoughtful and beautifully written * Glamour *
Barber's back with a candid and extremely entertaining account of her early career as a celebrity interviewer that's packed with anecdotes illuminating both her own and her interviewees' lives ... I read this in a sitting, unable to stop smiling * Women & Home *
a riot of a read - funny, irreverent, artlessly frank -- Decca Aitkenhead * Guardian *
Barber turned the interview into an art form ... Like all the best conjurors, she relies on speed, practice, psychological insight, a powerful imagination and phenomenally acute observation. For nearly half a century she has held up a mirror in which her contemporaries see themselves reflected with a precision and panache most novelists would envy - and most biographers too -- Hilary Spurling * Guardian *
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