Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire

Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire Cover

Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire

101 Luminaries Ponder Love, Death, Happiness, and the Meaning of Life

By Graydon Carter (Editor); Risko (Illustrator)

Rodale Books, Hardcover, 9781605295954, 216pp.

Publication Date: October 13, 2009

Description

An intimate look into the inner lives of our most prominent cultural figures pulled from the celebrated Proust Questionnaire page in "Vanity Fair "magazine. The probing set of questions originated as a 19th-century parlor game popularized by contemporaries of Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that an individual's answers reveal his true nature. Illustrated by Risko, "Vanity Fair's Proust "Q"uestionnaire "Edited by Graydon Carter and Illustrated by Risko, brings together the responses of 101 of the most vibrant personalities of our time, from Bette Midler and Lauren Bacall to Salman Rushdie and Norman Mailer, from Martin Scorsese and Shirley MacLaine to Aretha Franklin and Eric Clapton. Candid, hilarious, and endlessly fascinating,



About the Author
Graydon Carter has been the editor-in-chief of "Vanity Fair" since 1992. Previously, he was the editor of "The New York Observer" and the cofounder of "Spy". He is the producer of the acclaimed film "The Kid Stays in the Picture" and the executive producer of the Emmy- and Peabody Award-winning documentary "9/11". He lives in New York.



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