Gossip, Power, and the Culture of Celebrity
By Neal Gabler
Vintage, Paperback, 9780679764397, 704pp.
Publication Date: September 26, 1995
Hailed as the most important and entertaining biography in recent memory, Gabler's account of the life of fast-talking gossip columnist and radio broadcaster Walter Winchell "fuses meticulous research with a deft grasp of the cultural nuances of an era when virtually everyone who mattered paid homage to Winchell" (Time). of photos.