Synopses & Reviews
An intimate look into the inner lives of our most prominent cultural figures— pulled from the celebrated Proust Questionnaire page in Vanity Fair
magazine. The probing set of questions originated as a 19th-century parlor game popularized by contemporaries of Marcel Proust, the French essayist and novelist, who believed that an individuals answers reveal his true nature. Illustrated by Risko, Vanity Fairs Proust
Edited by Graydon Carter and Illustrated by Risko, brings together the responses of 101 of the most vibrant personalities of our time, from Bette Midler and Lauren Bacall to Salman Rushdie and Norman Mailer, from Martin Scorsese and Shirley MacLaine to Aretha Franklin and Eric Clapton. Candid, hilarious, and endlessly fascinating,
Since 1993, "Vanity Fair" magazine has featured the celebrated Proust Questionnaire, in which a different noteworthy person each month answers the same series of probing personal questions. This illustrated collection brings together the responses of 100 personalities.
About the Author
Graydon Carter is the editor of Vanity Fair.
a Vanity Fair
contributor, is one of the most renowned celebrity caricaturists working today.