The Stars in Our Eyes: The Famous, the Infamous, and Why We Care Too Much About Them

By Julie Klam

This was an highly readable exploration about the nature of fame and celebrity. I finished it in one day. Nice juicy interviews with, and anecdotes of, those who are semi-famous, are friends with the famous, were once famous, and are still famous. Most interesting are insights into child stars that now lead normal productive lives outside the glare of celebrity. The interview with Tim Hutton was particularly insightful: He was the son of a famous actor, married and had a child with someone famous, and won an Oscar at a very young age. Another favorite was Quinn Cummings, who actually provided a review on Goodreads.

Rating: 4 out of 5.

July 21, 2017

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