Released on 04 April 1997.

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With Nails

3.79 based on 614 ratings & 36 reviews on Goodreads.com

Synopsis

‘An exceptionally vivid and penetrating insight into Hollywood film-making . . . What most of us want is gossip about stars, and this is something the book delivers in spades . . . Qualifies for that exclusive niche reserved for film star memoirs that are worth much more than a casual flick on the bookshop shelf’ Jonathan Coe, Observer

‘It’s a star-packed savagely observed delight, and as a vivid psychological insight into one actor’s complete experience of a film, it really does stand alone’ Empire

‘In these dashing diaries of his recent years in the movies, Grant shares with candour his wonder at this aberrant universe and its inhabitants’ Sunday Times

‘There are enough barbs and shrewd observations here to merit the title. Funny, bitchy, utterly fascinating’ Independent on Sunday

‘Fresh, funny and full of insights . . . it is the most attractive feature of this attractive book that he retains all the enthusiasm of an innocent abroad enjoying the holiday of a lifetime – and willing to invite the reader along for the ride’ Daily Mail

‘Grant has produced a classic Withnail himself would have been proud of’ Vox

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An exceptionally vivid and penetrating insight into Hollywood film-making... What most of us want is gossip about starts, and this is something the book delivers in spades... Qualifies for that exclusive niche reserved for film star memoirs that are worth much more than a casual flick on the bookshop shelf
Observer
In these dashing diaries of his recent years in the movies, Grant shares with candour his wonder at this aberrant universe and its inhabitants
Sunday Times
Lively, hilarious memoirs . . . The lovably nervous, marvellously bitchy Grant is blessed with a fluent style, acid wit and the eternal Hollywood outsider's passion for name-dropping, rubber-necking and raspberry-blowing . . . Grant has produced a classic Withnail himself would be proud of
Vox