Saturday evening, we wanted to ask Robert Caro what it's like to be the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes in biography, three National Book Critics Circle Awards, the National Book Award, the Francis Parkman Prize from the Society of American Historians, and just about every other prestigious writing award, and still have the East Hampton Authors' Night reception swamped by people taking pictures of a Real Housewife, Alec Baldwin, and Iron Man's girlfriend, but we didn't because we're sure he would be gracious. The author sitting next to Gwyneth, Christina Oxenberg, wrote on her blog that after the line for her book was blocked by Paltrow fans, she loaded up on meat sandwiches to stink up Gwyneth's airspace. Jay McInerney tweeted, "Authors Night at East Hampton Library hijacked by movie stars with ghost-written cookbooks." Mee-yow!
· Paltrow meat and greet [NYP]