Advance Praise for

THE STARS IN OUR EYES

“This funny, eye-opening look into our celebrity obsession will have you talking all summer about the stars and what our favorite famous people really say about us.”—PopSugar

 

“With insightful research that speaks to Klam’s personal interests, and lots of long quotes from Klam’s many interviewees, this will find its most enthusiastic readership among lovers of memoir and books about Hollywood.”—Booklist

 

“Amusing, sweet… Klam has great verve for her subject… Breezy… A fun indulgence.”—Library Journal

 

“I really love Julie Klam’s smart and neurotic mind. In this book, she makes our celebrity obsession important and resonant.” –Jon Ronson, author of the New York Times–bestselling The Psychopath Test

 

“Julie Klam examines the reasons for our preoccupation with the world of fame and the celebration of it. . . . I loved this book, and kept sneaking away to read it.” —Carly SimonNew York Times–bestselling author of Boys in the Trees: A Memoir

 

 

“What’s it really like to be famous, to have paparazzi waiting in the bushes outside your Malibu cottage? It happened to me once and nearly killed me. Julie Klam tells the real story behind celebrities once and for all.” —Erica Jong, bestselling author of Fear of Flying

 

“Julie Klam brings out a parade of the “famous" and makes us look at the phenomenon of how and why these people sometimes occupy such a fixed and outsized place inside our brains. The Stars in Our Eyes is insightful, funny, and a total pleasure.” —Meg WolitzerNew York Times–bestselling author of The Interestings


“Perspicacious and generous of spirit, The Stars in Our Eyes is solid fun from beginning to end.” —Maria SempleNew York Times–bestselling author of Today Will Be Different

 

“A celebrity book for grownups . . . Julie Klam—part memoirist, part social anthropologist, and part oral historian—manages to be both a fan and a critic alike.” —Meghan Daum, author of The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion



“Julie Klam proves a funny, affable guide through our baffling obsession with celebrity.” —Jennifer Keishin ArmstrongNew York Times–bestselling author of Seinfeldia