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The Stars in Our Eyes

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The Stars in Our Eyes by Julie Klam
  • Hardcover $26.00

    Jul 18, 2017 | 240 Pages

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    Jul 18, 2017 | 240 Pages

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“Julie Klam brings out a parade of the ‘famous’ and makes us look at the phenomenon of how and why these people sometimes occupy such a fixed and outsized place inside our brains. The Stars in Our Eyes is insightful, funny, and a total pleasure.” —Meg Wolitzer, bestselling author of The Interestings

“I really love Julie Klam’s smart and neurotic mind. In this book, she makes our celebrity obsession important and resonant.” –Jon Ronson, author of the New York Times–bestselling The Psychopath Test

“A celebrity book for grownups . . . Julie Klam—part memoirist, part social anthropologist, and part oral historian—manages to be both a fan and a critic alike.” —Meghan Daum, author of The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion

“Julie Klam examines the reasons for our preoccupation with the world of fame and the celebration of it. . . . I loved this book, and kept sneaking away to read it.” —Carly Simon, New York Times–bestselling author of Boys in the Trees: A Memoir
 
“Perspicacious and generous of spirit, The Stars in Our Eyes is solid fun from beginning to end.” —Maria Semple, New York Times–bestselling author of Today Will Be Different

“What’s it really like to be famous, to have paparazzi waiting in the bushes outside your Malibu cottage? It happened to me once and nearly killed me. Julie Klam tells the real story behind celebrities once and for all.” —Erica Jong, bestselling author of Fear of Flying

“Julie Klam proves a funny, affable guide through our baffling obsession with celebrity.” —Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, New York Times–bestselling author of Seinfeldia

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