How Warren Beatty Seduced America
By Peter Biskind
(Simon & Schuster, Hardcover, 9780743246583, 640pp.)
Publication Date: January 12, 2010
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• A Hollywood icon: Beatty is one of only two people ever nominated for four Academy Awards for a single film. Orson Welles did it with Citizen Kane, but Beatty did it twice, with Heaven Can Wait and Reds. Starting with Bonnie and Clyde, he became one of the most important, influential, and successful figures in Hollywood..
• Candid, surprising, irresistible: Biskind draws on interviews with colleagues and intimates, as well as with Beatty himself, to reveal surprising information about the star’s personal and professional lives..
• Bestselling author: Peter Biskind is the author of two film bestsellers, Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Down and Dirty Pictures. He provides a brilliantly informed assessment of Beatty as an actor, director, and filmmaker..
Peter Biskind is the author of five previous books, including Easy Riders, Raging Bulls: How the Sex-Drugs-and-Rock 'n' Roll Generation Saved Hollywood. He is a contributor to Vanity Fair and was formerly the executive editor of Premiere magazine. He lives with his family in Columbia County, New York.