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

Author(s): Graydon Carter (Introduction by, Editor); David Friend (Editor)

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 be
  • Clarence Darrow on equality
  • e. e. cummings on Calvin Coolidge
  • D. H. Lawrence on women
  • Djuna Barnes on James Joyce
  • John Maynard Keynes on the collapse in money value
  • Dorothy 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 Publishing Group
  • : Penguin Books
  • : November 2015
  • : .95 Inches X 5.48 Inches X 8.38 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Graydon Carter (Introduction by, Editor); David Friend (Editor)
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 810.8/0052
  • : 432