09/23/2010 02:00 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

'Storyteller,' Donald Sturrock's Authorized Biography Of Roald Dahl

Sturrock's "Storyteller" is so packed with intimate details, sharply intelligent commentary and surprising revelations -- in an early draft of "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" the boy hero was black -- that it should be read immediately by anyone interested in Dahl, the ins and outs of modern publishing or the art of biography.


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