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Sex, battles and victories are major themes in a new autobiography Deadline Diva, written by British American journalist, Beverly Russell, reflecting her 60 year career on both sides of the Atlantic. Her new memoir opens the reader to the inside story of her life in the architecture, design, and cuisine publishing business. Filled with insights and amusing anecdotes of encounters with many notable personalities, including Julia Child, Betty Ford, Cary Grant, Michael Graves, Barbara Walters, and many more, Beverly shares her experiences as a journalist at the peak of the magazine industry's influence.

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"Beverly Russell is the ne plus ultra design and style expert. Beverly enlightens: she’s made my design life richer and fuller. Deadline Diva will be transformative for readers."

Tim Gunn, fashion and television personality, Project Runway mentor, author and educator

"Beverly Russell writes amusingly about her colorful career in the design and glossy magazine business. Her candid story of survival in a world of glamour, competiveness and hard work will make you laugh, groan and cheer."

Caroline Seebohm, author, “The Man Who Was Vogue: The Life and Times of Conde Nast”

"Beverly Russell had the good fortune to be at the right place at the right time, and the wit and wisdom to seize the moment."

Frances Halsband, FAIA, Founding Partner, Kliment Halsbland Architects,

former Dean of Architecture, Pratt Institute

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Read the Deadline Diva Interview with Beverly Russell in CULTSCOOP Magazine!

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What people are saying about Deadline Diva...

Juicy... wow, what a book, what a life.

David Reith, musician and entertainer

With Beverly’s move to Los Angeles came a special and rich cultural treat — fresh, surprising, insightful, delightful — continue to bring it on BR!

— April Greiman, Founder, Made in Space studio, Los Angeles

Reading Deadline Diva… gave me Ultimate Joy! 

Ruth Lynford, FASID, IIDA, Founder, Interior Designers for Licensing New York

This book is a winner.  You have given all of us a reason to be proud to be in it, and to have known you all these years. A delicious compendium of witty anecdotes about the glory days of magazine at Conde Nast and other publications.

Barbara Tober, author, Chairman Emeriti and Chairman International Council,

Museum of Arts and Design

What a fabulous memoir you have put together! I have thoroughly enjoyed my time reading your story and thank you immensely for a wonderful read! What a gift you have given to the design world to share your experiences in print!

Kathleen Beall, ASID, CID, Beall Design Group

What was so engaging about the book were the untold stories and how cleverly you wove them into the chapters.  It made it a fabulous read and I am so proud to send it to friends.  I know they enjoy it as much as I did and not put it down.

Jeannie Bochette, Professor, Fashion Institute of New York, retired




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