Sunday, 25 December 2011


Ralph Carr Management is proud to announce that New Holland Publishers’ Best-Selling Book of 2011 is Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms by Richard Wilkins. Released in September 2011 to critical acclaim, Richard’s collection of yarns documenting his fascinating life and career has already been in hardcover re-print and due to overwhelming demand will be re-released in paperback next year. Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms is also available to purchase on iTunes.

Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms is a personal and professional tale of life in the media spotlight for well-known music journalist and TV personality, Richard Wilkins. After more than two decades of living and breathing the celebrity world since launching MTV Australia in 1987, Richard felt it was the “perfect time to recall some of the strange, scary, mind-blowing, exciting and often bizarre people I’ve met, along with some of the equally unusual circumstances I’ve found myself in.”

The success of Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms marks the beginning of a new and exciting chapter for Australia’s number one entertainment presenter, who can now add to his list of achievements the title of number one best-selling author
“I never expected all this. Writing the book was definitely the hardest thing I’ve ever done and I’m thrilled…and relieved…that people seem to be enjoying it.” says Richard.

In 2012, Richard will celebrate 25 years at the forefront of Australasian television, a milestone in anyone’s language. He is currently the Nine Network Entertainment Editor, appearing daily on the Today Show, and filing for network news, ninemsn and a multitude of other electronic and print outlets.

Congratulations to Richard on his outstanding success. Black Ties, Red Carpets, Green Rooms is officially a number one best-seller and available for purchase now.