Kathrine Swift is a talented pianist who married the competent banker James Warburg meets and falls in love with composer George Gershwin in this music novel
Who Is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews is quirky and fun, there is always a dark cloud on the horizon. I felt like it’s about to blow as they’ are “too good”
Charlotte Zolotow (26 June, 1915 – 19 November, 2013) was a prolific writer of children books, editor and poet. Mrs. Zolotow was a prolific children book author who did not shy away from examining difficult subjects.
If this story of a beer run wasn’t true it would have been unbelievable, falling squarely under the category of “if I knew what I was doing I wouldn’t do it”, a category which I am also, proudly or not, a member of.
The book is filled with wonderful, self-deprecating humor (as is expected from any person of Jewish origin), wit and charm. The author writes about his errors in judgement, the regrets he has for the few times (that he wrote about) acting like a “star”, he writes about the business he loves with a wink, but sadness of someone who has been through the wringer.
Joseph Pulitzer (10 April, 1847 – 29 October, 1911) was a newspaper publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the New York World, as well as a Congressman.
Howard Lindsay (29 March, 1889 – 11 February, 1968) was an American Pulitzer Prize award winner playwright, director and actor.
Zane Grey (31 January, 1872 – 23 October, 1939) was an American author mostly associated with adventures and stories taking place in the Wild West.
Louis Bromfield (27 December, 1896 – 18 March, 1956) was an American author, scientist, and conservationist who won the Pulitzer Prize
William Braithwaite (6 December 1878 – 8 June, 1962) was a poet, writer and critic from Boston, MA.