Hold The Front Page!: The Wit And Wisdom Of Anne Scott-james

byAnne Scott-James, Clare Hastings

Hardcover | May 1, 2020

Hold The Front Page!: The Wit And Wisdom Of Anne Scott-james by Anne Scott-James
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In 1953 pioneering journalist Anne Scott-James started to write a weekly column for the UK's Sunday Express newspaper. The Anne Scott-James Page set the bar for a new way of writing. She perfected the art of the short, sharp column—and many of the topics she covered are equally on trend today. The column was filled with her views on children, food, interiors, fashion, beauty, travel, and anything else that took her fancy. Political views might be squashed between a piece on eyebrow tweezing and an opinion on swimsuit lines. In Hold the Front Page, Scott-James's Sunday Express 1954-1968 columns are collected together with commentary from her daughter, writer Clare Hastings, to provide a fascinating insight into the public and private life of the first female star of London's Fleet Street. 
Anne Scott-James (1913-2009) was a career journalist. During World War II she was the Women's Editor of Picture Post and from 1945 to 1951 she was Editor of Harper's Bazaar. At various other periods she wrote for the Sunday Express, the Daily Mail, Vogue and Queen, among other publications. Her books include In the Mink, Down to Earth,...
Title:Hold The Front Page!: The Wit And Wisdom Of Anne Scott-jamesFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 6.75 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:208 pages, 9 X 6.75 X 0.98 inPublished:May 1, 2020Publisher:Pimpernel PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910258717

ISBN - 13:9781910258712

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