Aug 15, 2013 @ 12:14:00 am
Amazon Publishing is launching a new biography series called Icons, which will “will focus on canonical figures in the culture, both historical and contemporary,” and will be “written by a range of celebrated authors.” They just announced the first titles in the series, and out of ten books—including ones on Lucian Freud, David Lynch, and Ernest Hemingway—only one, on Hannah Arendt, will be about a woman.
In an interview this week, the editor of V.C. Andrews’s incest thriller Flowers in the Attic, about a pair of twins trapped in an attic by their mother, let slip that the novel is based on a true story.
A cookbook by Andy Warhol called Wild Raspberries (after the Ingmar Bergman film) is going on sale at Christie’s auction house this week for $30,000. The book is for “those who don’t cook” and includes
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