Christopher Andersen





Christopher Andersen


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May 26, 1949

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Christopher Peter Andersen is an American journalist and the author of 32 books, including many bestsellers. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, Andersen joined the staff of Time Magazine as a contributing editor in 1969. From 1974 to 1986 Andersen was senior editor of Time Incorporated's People Magazine. He has also written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Life, and Vanity Fair.

While his early nonfiction books veered from psychology (The Name Game) to true crime (The Serpent's Tooth) to art collecting ('The Best of Everything', with former Sotheby's chairman John Marion), he is
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These Few Precious Days: Th...

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An Affair to Remember: The ...

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William and Kate: A Royal L...

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The Day Diana Died

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The Good Son: JFK Jr. and t...

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Game of Crowns: Elizabeth, ...

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Mick: The Wild Life and Mad...

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Somewhere in Heaven: The Re...

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The Day John Died

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“The single most important thing anyone needs to know about me," Kate hepburn said, "is that I am totally, completely the product of two damn fascinating individuals who happened to be my parents. I've had a pretty remarkable life, but compared to my mother and father, I'm dull.”
Christopher Andersen, An Affair to Remember

“Daddy,” said the toddler, now seething with righteous indignation, “you are a poo-poo head!”

Feigning outrage, JFK lowered his voice. “John,” he said, “no one calls the President of the United States a poo-poo head.”
Christopher Andersen, These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie

“When Frey asked students to draw the creation, the other kids drew animals and Adam and Eve. Caroline covered her paper in black crayon, then held it up to reveal she had punched out holes for the stars and the moon. 'And then there was light', she said…”
Christopher Andersen, These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie



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