Thursday, May 5, 2011

Requesting Louise Brooks

A few bits of encouraging news.... yesterday, I received a request from a commentator for Michigan Public Radio who asked for a review copy of my Louise Brooks edition of The Diary of a Lost Girl. I realize a review copy request is not the same as a review, but here's hoping. And today, I exchanged emails with a Spanish-born writer living in Mexico who is working on a novel about Louise Brooks. This novelist was asking about certain historical details pertaining to the actress. The body of literature around the actress continues to grow.

2 comments:

  1. I'm interested in knowing about her relationship with former REDSKINS team owner George Marshall. They had a long standing affair before he married Corinne Griffith from what I understand. I wonder more about his entertainment background and what life was like dating Louise Brooks! In NYC! In the 20's!

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  2. There is info in the Barry Paris bio of Louise Brooks. It is a great read, well worth checking out.

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