“Graduate” Author To Be Evicted

The author of the book of used for “The Graduate” is about to be evicted from his home. “Novelist Charles Webb, 66, and his partner have only days to pay two months’ overdue rent, totalling nearly £1,600, on their flat in Hove. Mr Webb wrote the book on which the 1967 movie starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft was based. The Californian author accepted a one-off payment of £14,000 for the novel, while the film made £60m.”