They are in fact, elegant, entertaining, gossipy
and full of memorable anecdotes.
They've had their personal lives exposed by gossipy
, revisionist biographies that, while often providing illuminating and important information, also traffic in accusations that might or might not be true but become fixed in the public's mind.
The device is responsible for the book's realism but is overdone in some places, approaching a gossipy
tone worthy of People magazine.
According to Mayer's uneven account, which vacillates between gossipy
insider stories and dry detail, the Fed is the "umbrella supervisor" for everything financial, but knows and cares little about insurance, securities and, especially, derivatives.
If such entries seem gossipy
, they have hit their mark.
This wealth of spellbinding detail creates a rather gossipy
relationship between author and reader -- particularly since much of the evidence relates to intimate surgical operations.
Visitors landing at Providenciales, the most populated of the Caribbean's Turks and Caicos (kay-kos) Islands, are greeted with the sight of excavating cranes, while roaring bulldozers drone out the locals' gossipy
Wade (Macmillan) is a thorough, exhaustive, chatty, and gossipy
history of the movement for reproductive rights, beginning in the living rooms of Connecticut where the birth-control case (Griswold v.
Using an intimate, gossipy
voice that never turns sentimental, Gaskell conveys the old-fashioned habits, subtle class distinctions, and genteel poverty of the townspeople.
If you're looking for a juicy, gossipy
biography of Anthony Hopkins--the Academy award-winning stage and film actor best known for The Silence of the Lambs and Howard's End--this may not be the book for you.
In a warmly gossipy
letter he recalls: "When she asked me to perform Hilarion to her Giselle she gave me a lesson in Acting 101.
, inside-Hollywood sequences are good fun, all the same.