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Hilary Liftin's 'Movie Star' is decidedly human

Ghostwriter Hilary Liftin steps out of the shadows with her very first novel, Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper.
Part therapist, part editor, part friend. Hilary Liftin says ghostwriting for celebrities is a surprisingly complicated job. (CBC)

Hilary Liftin — who has built her career on ghostwriting celeb bios — steps out of the shadows with her first novel, Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper

Liftin joins Shad to discuss her faux-celebrity memoir (written by the fictional ex-wife of a huge movie star and cult member) and the notion that public figures are knowable.

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