Thursday, March 11, 2010

Biographer Marion Meade restores Nathaniel West and Eileen McKenney to their rightful places in the cultural history of America between the wars. In Lonelyhearts: The Screwball World of Nathanael West and Eileen McKenney, she tells the story of these literary figures.

Event: Marion Meade will be reading and signing books
Thursday, March 11, at 6:00 pm
The Corner Bookstore
1313 Madison Avenue, at 93rd Street


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Comments [4]


yeah, too bad Jews have been so good at actually accomplishing something, Sally, instead of standing around snarking on message boards.

Mar. 11 2010 02:27 PM
Mike C. from Tribeca

Please ask about West's sister Laura, who was married to that other wonderful writer, S.J. Perelman. I've always gotten a kick out of the fact that those two were brothers-in-law.

Mar. 11 2010 01:16 PM
Sally Says from Ridgewood

Of course.... another book with a Jewish-theme.

Mar. 11 2010 01:12 PM
bob wade from new jersey

West is wonderful, tragic he's still largely ignored. Please, read his two masterworks, you'll be rewarded.

Mar. 11 2010 01:10 PM

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