Under the mask

Helen Brown writes for the Daily Telegraph about ghostwriters, most of whom “are broke, young journalists” who “do it once, for the money.” This year, though:

something unusual happened: Roy Keane’s ghosted autobiography was shortlisted for the publishing industry’s “Book of the Year” award alongside such critically lauded works as Yann Martel’s Booker-winning Life of Pi and Sarah Waters’s fêted Fingersmith….

(Link via Arts Journal.)


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