|Country United States|
Originally published May 6, 2008
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Role Book by Barbara Walters
Page count 624
|Publication date May 6, 2008|
Name Audition: Memoir
|Memoirs What Happened: Inside the, The Glass Castle, Running with Scissors, Eat - Pray - Love, Angela's Ashes|
A Walk Through Walters - Audition: A Memoir by Barbara Walters
Audition: A Memoir is a 2008 autobiography by American journalist and television personality Barbara Walters. The book was published on May 6, 2008 by Knopf. Audition provides a relatively full autobiography of Walters, spanning from her childhood to recent interviews. Walters discusses her work and personal life, confessing to an affair with Senator Edward W. Brooke and describing her relationship with Alan Greenspan.
The release of Audition was covered by major media outlets. Walters went on a promotional tour talking about the book, including an hour on The Oprah Winfrey Show and an interview with The New York Times. ABC broadcast an hour-long special hosted by Charlie Gibson on May 7, 2008 to celebrate the book's release. The special, called Audition: Barbara Walters’ Journey, attracted 7.4 million viewers.