Glamour, glitz, sex, power, drugs, and money. All were staples of novels by Jackie Collins.
At the same time her sister Joan was making her name as an actress, Jackie Collins honed her craft as the author of novels in the tradition of Jacqueline Susann or Mickey Spillane.
And she was really, really good at it. She wrote 32 novels, all of which became New York Times Best Sellers. Her books have sold over 500 million copies worldwide. And many have been made into movies or TV series.
I interviewed Jackie Collins several times over the years. The interview you’re about to hear was my first with her.
So here now, from 1985, Jackie Collins.
Jackie Collins died of breast cancer in 2015, just two weeks before her 78th birthday.