Ava Gardner: Love Is Nothing by Lee Server
Reviewed by David Thomson
The New Republic Online
"How is it that, as late as 2006, a high-minded magazine can still find space for a couple of thousand words on Ava Gardner, squeezed in between, say, a full account of the latest Proust translation and a critical analysis of torture and American law? Is it that men are always feeble-minded enough for there to be a business in it — getting a look for a few cents, the old Nickelodeon idea? I mean men as described in the blurb to Lee Server's book: "It is said men literally had to support themselves against buildings when [Ava Gardner] walked by." Read the entire The New Republic Online review.