Showbiz Bookshelf: Harold Lloyd, Billie Burke
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Grant Hayter-Menzies searches for “the real woman behind the caricature” in 'Mrs. Ziegfeld: The Public and Private Lives of Billie Burke', producing a book that is as readable as it is scholarly, which is no mean feat...
"Only connect." - E.M. Forster”
Grant Hayter-Menzies is the author of "Imperial Masquerade: The Legend of Princess Der Ling", "The Empress and Mrs. Conger: The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two Worlds", both published by Hong Kong University Press, and the first biographies of stage...
Grant’s Favorite Books
A few books and authors I can read over and over again: "The Mill on The Floss"; "Black Lamb & Grey Falcon"; "A Dream of Red Mansions"; "A Distant Mirror...