The book brings out the controversial personality of Mr. Vidal. The stories are good, if the elaboration of the sex can be filtered. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Sekhar Banerjee
I like Gore Vidal's collected essays and I read his novel of Lincoln, which I found enjoyable, but he has always carried with him a venomous disregard for virtually everyone he has... Read morePublished 13 months ago by William Bitterwood
Gore Vidal is an interesting, witty and intelligent writer. He is very frank in this memoir in which he offers fascinating glimpses of the great and near great he personally... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Gregory V.
Gore Vidal has written a very interesting book. Was amazed at how honest
he was about his feelings and life in general. Read more
This book makes you feel like you've been seated next to the famously erudite gossip at a dinner party. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Basura Blanca
Gore Vidal was, quite simply, brilliant; a writer blessed with a unique capacity for self-expression as well as an ability to transmute and record experiences around him. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Dr. Laurence Raw
I usually have a lot of self awareness but I don't know exactly why I find this book so disturbing. Was it the lack of humility, the bad mouthing of so many others including his... Read morePublished on January 16, 2013 by sharon_beth_long