Instead, I got sucked into a biography of Raymond Chandler. Right now, in the book, he’s trying to stay away from the bottle, struggling with a screenplay that will become The Blue Dahlia and caring for his ailing wife Cissy. He’s convinced he can’t finish the project sober and Paramount is afraid he won’t deliver a final script. He decides the best way to complete it is to go on a two week bender. The studio is to provide round-the-clock limousines to fetch doctors, collect script pages and drive the housekeeper to the liquor store for more gin.
I’ve just got to find out what happens.
So, what are you guys reading?
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