He names names, nurses grudges and doles out great dish --- this is vintage Gore.
This book,essentially a photo autobiography accompanied by some text,gives the reader a good view of the life of this interesting man.
The book is very well done as one would expect from Gore Vidal and is candid yet tasteful, poignant and funny.
It's an interesting book, but might have been even more so had Howard Auster live to write the copy that went with his collection of memorabillia instead of Gore, who as usual... Read morePublished 2 months ago by addison de witt
I only wish this book were longer. Vidal covers his entire life with great pictures and writing to provide context. Viva Vidal.Published 8 months ago by Captain Jack
This book worth every cent it is a slice on history of a gone by era. Beautifully done book with many great pictures.Published 9 months ago by Bette Davis
Gore Vidal of all people (not to mention his editor- or lack thereof)spelling stationery (as in paper, envelopes etc,) with an A(as in motionless) Gore Vidal! Read morePublished 9 months ago by kgate-reeves
I AM TOTALLY ENTHRALLED WITH THIS PURCHASE. RARE PHOTOGRAPHS AND I SPENT A FEW HOURS WITH THIS COFFEE TABLE GEM!!!!Published 14 months ago by will
Anyone who can appreciate a great raconteur, whose friends included so many of the 20th Century's giant personalities--from politics to pop culture--should LOVE this photo album of... Read morePublished 16 months ago by William R. Jacobs
Elegant! This is an interesting memoir with beautiful photographs of the private and not so private life of the unique and brilliant writer, Gore Vidal.Published on February 27, 2013 by maria e garcia
For those interested in Vidal this is a pretty good survey; then one can focus on the books or films in which one is interested. Read morePublished on January 23, 2013 by sharon_beth_long