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Hello Goodbye Hello A Circle of 101 Remarkable Meetings

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ISBN-10: 145168360X

ISBN-13: 9781451683608

Edition: 2012

Authors: Craig Brown

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From “one of the funniest writers in Britain—wise, clever, hilarious, and a national treasure” (Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones’s Diary) comes this delightful book of “101 ingeniously linked encounters between the famous and the infamous” [The Observer (London) Best Books of the Year].Can you imagine more unlikely meetings than these: Marilyn Monroe and Frank Lloyd Wright; Sergei Rachmaninoff and Harpo Marx; T. S. Eliot and Groucho Marx; Madonna and Martha Graham; Michael Jackson and Nancy Reagan; Tsar Nicholas II and Harry Houdini; Nikita Khrushchev and Marilyn Monroe? They all happened. Craig Brown tells the stories of 101 such bizarre encounters in this witty, original…    
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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/7/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 384
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.254
Language: English

Craig Brown was born in 1957 and has been a journalist for almost 30 years. He has been the only recipient of the What the Papers Say General Pleasure award in the past 40 years. He presently writes the Way of the World column in the Daily Telegraph, the main book review in the Mail on Sunday and the parodic diary in Private Eye. His previous books include This is Craig Brown, The Marsh Marlowe Letters, The Little Book of Chaos and 1966 and All That. He divides his time between Swindon and Ipswich. His fans are wide-ranging from Stephen Fry ('The wittiest writer in Britain today') to Elton John ('We love Craig Brown') and from John Mortimer ('Britain's greatest parodist') to Rory Bremner…    

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Author s Note
Adolf Hitler + John Scott-Ellis
John Scott-Ellis + Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling + Mark Twain
Mark Twain + Helen Keller
Helen Keller + Martha Graham
Martha Graham + Madonna
Madonna + Michael Jackson
Michael Jackson + Nancy Reagan
Nancy Reagan + Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol + Jackie Kennedy
Jackie Kennedy + HM Queen Elizabeth II
HM Queen Elizabeth II + The Duke of Windsor
The Duke of Windsor + Elizabeth Taylor
Elizabeth Taylor + James Dean
James Dean + Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness + Evelyn Waugh
Evelyn Waugh + Igor Stravinsky
Igor Stravinsky + Walt Disney
Walt Disney + P.L. Travers
P.L. Travers + George Ivanovich Gurdjieff
George Ivanovich Gurdjieff + Frank Lloyd Wright
Frank Lloyd Wright + Marilyn Monroe
Marilyn Monroe + Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Khrushchev + George Brown
George Brown + Eli Wallach
Eh Wallach +Frank Sinatra
Frank Sinatra + Dominick Dunne
Dominick Dunne + Phil Spector
Phil Spector + Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen + Janis Joplin
Janis Joplin + Patti Smith
Patti Smith + Allen Ginsberg
Allen Ginsberg + Francis Bacon
Francis Bacon + HRH Princess Margaret
HRH Princess Margaret + Kenneth Tynan
Kenneth Tynan + Truman Capote
Truman Capote + Peggy Lee
Peggy Lee + President Richard M. Nixon
President Richard M. Nixon + Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley + Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney + No�l Coward
No�l Coward + Prince Felix Youssoupoff
Prince Felix Youssoupoff + Grigori Rasputin
Grigori Rasputin + Tsar Nicholas II
Tsar Nicholas II + Harry Houdini
Harry Houdini + President Theodore Roosevelt
President Theodore Roosevelt + H.G. Wells
H.G. Wells + Josef Stalin
Josef Stalin + Maxim Gorky
Maxim Gorky + Leo Tolstoy
Leo Tolstoy + Pyotr Il'ich Tchaikovsky
Pyotr Il'ich Tchaikovsky + Sergei Rachmaninoff
Sergei Rachmaninoff + Harpo Marx
Harpo Marx + George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw + Bertrand Russell
Bertrand Russell + Sarah Miles
Sarah Miles + Terence Stamp
Terence Stamp + Edward Heath
Edward Heath + Walter Sickert
Walter Sickert + Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill + Laurence Olivier
Laurence Olivier + J.D. Salinger
J.D. Salinger + Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway + Ford Madox Ford
Ford Madox Ford + Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde + Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust + James Joyce
James Joyce + Harold Nicolson
Harold Nicolson + Cecil Beaton
Cecil Beaton + Mick Jagger
Mick Jagger + Tom Driberg
Tom Driberg + Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens + George Galloway
George Galloway + Michael Barrymore
Michael Barrymore + Diana, Princess of Wales
Diana, Princess of Wales + Princess Grace
Princess Grace + Alfred Hitchcock
Alfred Hitchcock + Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler + Howard Hawks
Howard Hawks + Howard Hughes
Howard Hughes + Cubby Broccoli
Cubby Broccoli + George Lazenby
George Lazenby + Simon Dee
Simon Dee + Michael Ramsey
Michael Ramsey + Geoffrey Fisher
Geoffrey Fisher + Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl + Kingsley Amis
Kingsley Amis + Anthony Armstrong-Jones
Lord Snowdon + Barry Humphries
Barry Humphries + Salvador Dal�
Salvador Dal� + Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud + Gustav Mahler
Gustav Mahler + Auguste Rodin
Auguste Rodin + Isadora Duncan
Isadora Duncan + Jean Cocteau
Jean Cocteau + Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin + Groucho Marx
Groucho Marx + T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot + Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother + The Duchess of Windsor
The Duchess of Windsor + Adolf Hitler