The Women in Black – book review

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Department Store Fairytale Premise: The setting is 1959, the liberating 60s revolution is just around the corner. Sydney is acquiring a newfound cosmopolitanism. Bright-eyed and bookish Lisa, while waiting for her school exam results, takes a temporary sales assistant job in the Ladies Cocktail Frocks section of F.G.Goode, the nation’s most prestigious department store. The […]

Sweethearts – book review

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Sweethearts: the timeless love affair – onscreen and off – between Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy   Author:          Sharon Rich   Premise: An updated 20th anniversary edition of the bestselling true story of one of Hollywood’s greatest cover-ups: the love affair between Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy. The most popular singing team in movie history, […]