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Cookbook Ghostwriter

On Julia Moskin, Celebrity Ghostwriters and the American Love Affair With Self-Deception

Christopher Atamian | Posted 06.26.2012 | Books
Christopher Atamian

I fear that many Americans prefer to live with the illusion that celebrities are truly superhuman, rather than just slightly more gifted people with the power of big corporations -- and a phalanx of editors and ghostwriters -- behind them.

'Times' Editors Take Sides In Cookbook Ghostwriting Battle

Posted 03.27.2012 | Food

On Monday, Arthur Brisbane, who functions as a watchdog at the New York Times as the paper's Public Editor, waded into the fracas surrounding Julia Mo...

WATCH: Gwyneth Paltrow, Rachael Ray Slam Ghostwriting Allegations

Posted 03.23.2012 | Food

Ever since they were accused, in a March 13 New York Times article by Julia Moskin, of leaning on ghostwriters to complete their cookbooks, Gwyneth Pa...

Paltrow Refutes 'Times' Report, Denies Using Cookbook Ghostwriter

Posted 03.20.2012 | Food

In the March 13 edition of the New York Times' dining section, Julia Moskin wrote a fascinating article about cookbook ghostwriters. The piece was ful...

I Was A Cookbook Ghostwriter

NYTimes.com | Posted 03.14.2012 | Food

“You. Girl with the notebook. Out.” It was only my first day on the job as a cookbook ghostwriter, shadowing a top-flight chef, when the owner ...