- Title Talking As Fast As I Can
- Author Lauren Graham
- Year 2016
- Genre Memoir
In this collection of personal essays, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood reveals stories about life, love, and working as a woman in Hollywood, along with behind-the-scenes dispatches from the set of the new Gilmore Girls, where she plays the fast-talking Lorelai Gilmore once again.
Wow, I really loved this book and I have no idea why. I’m vaguely aware of Gilmore Girls and saw Lauren in that Zoey Playlist show recently but otherwise I can’t admit to being a huge fan. But this book was brilliant, effectively a stream of consciousness and a great insight into being in one of the biggest shows of its time.
Lauren introduces us to her family, her friends, her life, in such a conversational way and with such warmth and generosity that you can’t help but be along for the ride. She’s pretty honest about any occasions of imposter syndrome but equally about areas of her expertise. It’s just wonderful and I highly recommend it even if you’ve never heard of the lovely Ms Graham. Am I gonna have to watch seven seasons of GG now?
Rating: 5 / 5