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DILETTANTE True Tales of Excess, Triumph, and Disaster

by | Read by Dana Brown

Biography & Memoir • 8.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2022

Performing this sophisticated, often poetic, writing about his personal journey through the "fertile tableau and morass" that was New York City in the 1990s, former VANITY FAIR insider Dana Brown sounds assured and thoughtful--like the charismatic and intellectually savvy Gen-X New Yorker he is. What makes this combination memoir and cultural history so compelling is that the author's sometimes snarky narrating tone and sharp perspectives are balanced by an undercurrent of humility, a gratitude and nostalgia for the improbable life he enjoyed working for the culturally important magazine. His inside stories about the famous and powerful and his riveting accounts of the palace intrigue in the NYC magazine world are spellbinding. A must-hear for fans of publishing culture and people finding their way in a challenging city. T.W. © AudioFile 2022, Portland, Maine [Published: JUNE 2022]

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2022

DD ISBN 9780593507223 $20.00


Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2022

DD ISBN 9780593507230 $76.00

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