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meticulously detailed, anecdote-filled
urban history of Tinseltown."
Variety Review by Ted Johnson (pdf)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – “The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated
History” by Gregory Paul Williams receives a National Best Book Award
2007 for Film/TV/Radio. Illustrated with over 800 vintage images from the
author’s private collection, some never-before-published, “The
Story of Hollywood” takes readers on the ultimate armchair tour of
one of the most famous places on earth
The National Best Book Awards are sponsored by USABookNews.com, an online publication providing coverage for books from mainstream and independent publishers . Winners and finalists traversed the publishing landscape: Simon & Schuster, Penguin-Putnam, HarperCollins, Random House, McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin Co., John Wiley & Sons & hundreds of independent titles.
It is the second award of the year for “The Story of Hollywood: An Illustrated History.” The history won a Silver Medal for Best Non-Fiction book in the Pacific Western region category at the 11th Annual Independent Publishers Book Awards in Spring 2007.
In December 2006. KCET/PBS Los Angeles, "Life & Times" featured a segment on our new book The Story of Hollywood and author Greg Williams. Special thanks to Vicki Curry, segment producer for her support and interest in the project! Also seen on Real Orange News, PBS KOCE TV / Channel 5
We presented a copy of "The Story of Hollywood" to
Honorary Mayor Johnny Grant at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce's Annual "Hollywood
Expo." Johnny introduced Greg to the audience and the book was prominently
featured throughout the evening. We also had active interest from the Chamber
and many other businesses and individuals in attendance.
More to come....!
THE STORY OF HOLLYWOOD
An Illustrated History
by Gregory Paul Williams
through a pair of fresh eyes...."
Los Angeles Magazine, November 2006
Review by Ed Leibowitz
"Other books have traced the history of moviemaking
in Los Angeles and the cultural history of Hollywood, but this ambitious
and handsome new volume is the most thorough examination of the town itself
I’ve ever seen."
Best Regional Non-fiction