The Vanity Fair Diaries: Power, Wealth, Celebrity, And Dreams: My Years At The Magazine That Defined A Decade

October 30, 2018|
The Vanity Fair Diaries: Power, Wealth, Celebrity, And Dreams: My Years At The Magazine That Defined A Decade by Tina Brown
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Named one of the best books of 2017 by Time, People, Amazon.com, The Guardian, Paste Magazine, & Vogue

Tina Brown kept delicious daily diaries throughout her eight spectacular years as editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair. Today they provide an incendiary portrait of the flash and dash and power brokering of the Excessive Eighties in New York and Hollywood.

The Vanity Fair Diaries is the story of an Englishwoman barely out of her twenties who arrives in New York City with a dream. Summoned from London in hopes that she can save Condé Nast's troubled new flagship Vanity Fair, Tina Brown is immediately plunged into the maelstrom of the competitive New York media world and the backstabbing rivalries at the court of the planet's slickest, most glamour-focused magazine company. She survives the politics, the intrigue, and the attempts to derail her by a simple stratagem: succeeding. In the face of rampant skepticism, she triumphantly reinvents a failing magazine.

Here are the inside stories of Vanity Fair scoops and covers that sold millions-the Reagan kiss, the meltdown of Princess Diana's marriage to Prince Charles, the sensational Annie Leibovitz cover of a gloriously pregnant, naked Demi Moore. In the diary's cinematic pages, the drama, the comedy, and the struggle of running an "it" magazine come to life. Brown's Vanity Fair Diaries is also a woman's journey, of making a home in a new country and of the deep bonds with her husband, their prematurely born son, and their daughter.

Astute, open-hearted, often riotously funny, Tina Brown's The Vanity Fair Diaries is a compulsively fascinating and intimate chronicle of a woman's life in a glittering era.

TINA BROWN is an award-winning writer and editor and founder of the Women in the World Summit. Between 1979 and 2001 she was the editor of Tatler, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker. Her 2007 biography of the Princess of Wales, The Diana Chronicles, topped the New York Times bestseller list. In 2008 she founded The Daily Beast, which won ...
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Title:The Vanity Fair Diaries: Power, Wealth, Celebrity, And Dreams: My Years At The Magazine That Defined A Decade
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:448 pages, 9.05 X 6.28 X 0.83 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 9.05 X 6.28 X 0.83 in
Published:October 30, 2018
Publisher:Picador
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250191250

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