Secretive super-agent delivers the searing inside story of 80s and 90s Hollywood - a new classic of film, media and business
Michael Ovitz co-founded CAA in 1975 and served as its chairman until 1995. For most of the past two decades he has been a private investor and an advisor to Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. This is his first book.
Fascinating * Financial Times *
The best business book of the year * Forbes *
More insightful about the American film industry than any biography * London Review of Books *
Ovitz is brutally honest about his failings, including his propensity to hold grudges and this makes for a gripping read. His memoir will appeal to both movie buffs and those fascinated by corporate machinations ... The book certainly makes an entertaining change from the usual fare we get in business memoirs * MoneyWeek *
When the history of Hollywood is written, few people will have played a larger role than Michael Ovitz * Wall Street Journal *