July’s read is a short story by Dorothy ParkerThe Little Hours. Dorothy, born 22nd August 1893 was an American writer, poet and critic.

We will be reading one of her fantastically witty short stories – come down and have a glass and a chat about it. If you’re after some background reading…

“the sardonic humorist who purveyed her wit in conversation” – New York Times Obituary, 8th June 1967

“I once bid for one of Dorothy Parker’s dresses on eBay” – The Guardian on following in Parker’s New York footsteps, 24th July 2005

“One Perfect Rose” – something a bit weird from The Paris Review…

And an interview with Dorothy Parker, something a bit more conventional from The Paris Review.


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