‘Yours Retro’ Takes Marilyn From A to Z

Marilyn has appeared in nearly every issue of UK nostalgia mag Yours Retro, with at least one cover story each year. She also topped their list of the 100 Greatest Movie Icons in 2019. And now, she becomes the first star to be honoured with a special issue all to herself. Marilyn From A to Z is available from all good newsagents, while fans outside the UK can order their copies here. (The cover photo was taken seventy years ago in the summer of 1953, on location for River of No Return in Canada – possibly by John Vachon.)

Written and compiled by Michelle Morgan – who has published more books on Marilyn than any other author – this is a rare treat for fans and collectors alike. The A-Z format covers a wide range of topics, from Marilyn’s childhood, marriages and career struggles, to her greatest movie roles, style secrets, celebrity pals, and pastimes.

There’s even a ‘D for Debunked’ feature which addresses some of the most pernicious myths – while another entry looks at some of Marilyn’s own words of ‘wit and wisdom’ (as opposed to the rather trite aphorisms falsely attributed to her in recent years.)

And finally, readers can also enter a competition to win a signed copy of Michelle’s latest book, When Marilyn Met the Queen.