Review: Starstruck – The Business of Celebrity

The Business of Celebrity
By Elizabeth Currid-Halkett

# ISBN-10: 0865479097
# ISBN-13: 978-0865479098


  • A serious, passionate look at the business of celebrity in America and to an extent other countries.
  • Presents consistent theories and analysis of celebrity.
  • The personal approach of the book helps it avoid pretension and helps communicate its points.


  • Shifts in tone at the end of book to discuss the negatives of celebrity is jarring and feels inconsistent.

SUMMARY: Must-read book for most anyone, but indispensable for people in media careers.

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