An incisive study of our obsession with gossip comes from Jeannette Walls, the #1 New York Times bestseller author of The Glass Castle, now a major motion picture.
"A dishy, fascinating story." -Booklist
Gossip. It is more than just hearsay, columns from society and tabloids from supermarkets. It has become a cornerstone of American pop culture, like it or not. In Dish, Jeannette Walls, an industry insider, gives his due to this provocative subject, offering a comprehensive, serious exploration of gossip and its social, historical and political significance. Examining the topic from the inside out, Walls looks at the players; the origins of gossip, from the birth of People magazine to Lady Di's death; and how technology, including the Internet, will continue to change the gossip in the face. Dish brilliantly reveals the fascinating inner workings of a phenomenon that is definitely here to stay as compelling and seductive as its subject matter.... Read More