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Celebrity journalist Anna David turns novelist with 'Party Girl'
It seems the trend du jour is gossip reporters turning to the novel as
a medium to express the underbelly of fame, decadence and excess. Anna David,
who has written for tabloid staples like US Weekly, has a different
spin in her novel 'Party Girl,' which HarperCollins launches this month.
Described as one
of Hollywood’s most intrepid pop culture reporters, Anna’s fiction
debut follows the misadventures of Amelia Stone, a character whose
escapades show us the best - and worst - of living in the fast lane as
a hard-partying celebrity journalist who leads a double life.
HarperCollins says the novel is based on Anna’s real-life experiences
in celebrity journalism, and if her comments that she spent "a good 15
years or so of imbibing more than my share of alcohol, pills and
cocaine" are any indication, this hardcover novel should make for some
The launch party for Party Girl is slated for Friday, June 8 at West
Hollywood’s Book Soup, beginning at 7 pm. Book Soup is located at 8818
Anna hits New
York City from June 25-29, when she
begins an author tour. One of her appearances will be a signing,
reading and talk with Rachel Kramer
Bussel on Thursday, June 28 at Borders Books and Music, located
at 10 Columbus Circle, starting at 7 pm.
Look for Michelle Simon’s full
review of Party Girl soon here at WORD’N’BASS.com. For more information
on Anna David check out her website.
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