I just finished Fifth Avenue, 5 AM by Sam Wasson and as a huge Breakfast at Tiffany's fan I really liked it.
This book is really a great companion to the movie because you learn so much about the work that went into making Breakfast at Tiffany's. You also get some insight into Truman Capote and how Holly Golightly came to be. There are so many details and interesting tidbits I learned about the movie it really enriches the whole experience.
I thoroughly enjoyed learning more about Audrey Hepburn because I had no idea how hard she worked to portray Holly Golightly. Had I not read this book I would have never known how much she struggled with making this movie because you can't tell at all on screen, making a huge statement to the testament of the type of actress she is.
Aside from Audrey, one of the other most notable parts of the movie is the fashion. The book went into fantastic detail about how Audrey ended up in that gorgeous black Givenchy dress. It's not as simple as just going to Givenchy and buying the dress. About a thousand different events had to happen so that she ended up in that dress. It's fantastically interesting.
The book is so well written that I had trouble putting it down, actually. I really like the way Wasson put different sections within the paragraph because it gave the book this exciting movement because it felt like so many things were happening, all culminating in this classic movie.
If there was only one issue I had it was that I wish more of the book focused on when they were actually filming the movie. Over half of the book was about the work that went into the movie before filming even started. Although it was interesting I liked the actual filming stories much more and I wish more of them were included in the book.
I'd still recommend it to any Breakfast at Tiffany's lover and anyone who was really interested in classic movies also.