What I’m Reading: We’re Going To Need More Wine by Gabrielle Union

This was outstanding!

Outstanding!

I am not a fan of Gabrielle Union. In fact, when I started listening to it I was pretty sure I had never seen anything she’d been in. Turns out she was on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine AND Flash Forward. (Sci fi FTW!) So I was not attracted to this because I’m a huge fan of hers, but I am interested in life as an actress in Hollywood since I’ve written a couple of books about people in Hollywood.

So Much More.

Union organized her book by topic which is an interesting choice for a biography. It did make it a little chaotic to figure out when some things were happening and which things were happening at the same time. However, they fact that it’s organized by topic means she gives you a beginning to end view of that topic.

And she hits some excellent topics. Growing up black in an almost entirely white neighborhood. Her rape. Raising black children. Dealing with the press and rumors.

Also, bonus if you listen to the audio version, she reads it and she is stellar. You’d think that would be obvious, but I’ve listened to actor autobios read by the author and it isn’t always.

I’m going to have to listen to it again.

Amazon

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.