Click to read about Tom Payne’s Fame in ”Dying to Live Forever” (Newsweek) Nothing seems more modern than society’s relentless obsession with reality-show stars, Hollywood tweets, and tabloid scandals. But a wildly entertaining new book by former Daily Telegraph literary editor Tom Payne suggests that our celebrity culture has rather old roots. In Fame, Payne draws provocative parallels between 21st-century stardom [...]
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Tom Payne is interviewed in Publishers Weekly. Click to read “The Fame Monster” In the same issue, Fame gets a rave review: “Erudite and vastly entertaining… A charming, contrarian, and very witty look at how our stargazing can be ‘something that bonds us, and which expresses something about how our civilization works.’” And, if you missed [...]