Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Ben Mankiewicz's 6 favorite books

Among Ben Mankiewicz's six favorite books are three books about the movie business, including:
Tender Comrades edited by Patrick McGilligan and Paul Buhle.

Somehow the shame of the Hollywood blacklist remains unknown to millions of movie lovers. This oral history collection tells the story with an intimacy that only those who were blacklisted could convey. The upside is that the pitiful deceit of the House Un-American Activities Committee makes you feel better about Congress today.
Read about another book on Ben Mankiewicz's list.

Also see Leo Braudy's five best books on Hollywood, Steven J. Ross's five best books on politics & the movie industryStefan Kanfer's five best books on remarkable Hollywood lives, and Jane Ciabattari's five best list of novels on Hollywood.

--Marshal Zeringue