Bohemians Bootleggers Flappers and Swells - The Best of Early Vanity Fair

Author(s): Graydon Carter

Literary Criticism & Essays & Journalism

Offering readers an inebriating swig from the great cocktail shaker of the Roaring Twenties the Jazz Age, the age of Gatsby Bohemians, Bootleggers, Flappers, and Swells showcases unforgettable writers in search of how to live well in a changing era. Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter introduces these fabulous pieces written between 1913 and 1936, when the magazine published a Murderers Row of the world s leading literary lights, including: F. Scott Fitzgerald on what a magazine should beClarence Darrow on equalitye. e. cummings on Calvin CoolidgeD. H. Lawrence on womenDjuna Barnes on James JoyceJohn Maynard Keynes on the collapse in money valueDorothy Parker on a host of topics, from why she hates actresses to why she hasn t married"


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Graydon Carter has been the editor of Vanity Fair since 1992. He lives in New York City. David Friend is Vanity Fair s editor of creative development."

General Fields

  • : 9780143127901
  • : Penguin Books
  • : Penguin Books
  • : November 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Graydon Carter
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 814
  • : 432