Sati Achath's Hollywood Celebrities: Basic Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know, Vol. 1 is not only a fascinating collection of caricatures of selected Hollywood celebrities but also a fact finder on some of the basic biographical data of these personalities. It may well be a great idea for a coffee table collection or a handy read to pep up a conversation. The book was released in November this year and is available at www.authorhouse.com for $15.31. It is also available at www.Amazon.com, www.BarnesandNoble.com, and other online and physical stores for $23.88.
Some interesting facts from the book include the following:
Whoopi Goldberg: Has a Ph.D. in literature from New York University.
Meryl Streep: MFA from Yale University.
Pierce Brosnan: MA from London
Daniel Day-Lewis is a skilled carpenter and cobbler.
Woody Allen: Writes his scripts on a typewriter.
Angelina Jolie: As a child, she wanted to become a funeral director
Achath who lives in Bowie, Maryland is also the author of Fun with Hand Shadows. A cartoonist, caricaturist, author, hand shadow puppeteer, ventriloquist, and magician, his caricatures have been published in more than 25 US national newspapers. He was a quarter-finalist on NBC’s 2008 America’s Got Talent. He has also been featured on The Late Show with David Letterman, CNN, ABC, CBS, and many other television channels in the US and abroad. Achath works as a Project Evaluation Specialist for the World Bank in Washington D.C.
According to Achath, "Hollywood Celebrities: Basic Things You’ve Always Wanted to Know, Vol. 1 as a fascinating and fun book where you can get the biographical snapshots of 55 popular Hollywood celebrities who are currently active in films. This book is written for the fans of Hollywood celebrities and movie buffs. These people are constantly looking for more information about their favorite celebrities,. This book will help quench that thirst."
Achath has been drawing caricatures since the age of 12 and likes to observe the unique characteristics of people and sometimes draw them with distortion and exaggeration. He intends to write two more volumes that will cover over 100 celebrities.
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