The Portable Dorothy Parker (cover by Seth), 2006, Penguin Classics.

Book Club Titles From Seattle Chapter

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Kristin Clark, president of the Seattle Chapter of the Dorothy Parker Society, has been running a book club since 2013. The group meets the first Sunday of the month at the landmark Hotel Sorrento. She sent us her list of books the group has read, or will be reading.

These are worth reading for any book club or anyone interested in the era.

VICIOUS CIRCLE BOOK LIST
2013 Dec – Portable Dorothy Parker – Poetry Section
2014 Jan – Portable Dorothy Parker – Short Stories Section
2014 Feb – Bobbed Hair & Bathtub Gin – Marion Meade
2014 Mar – So Big – Edna Ferber
2014 Apr – Love Conquers All – Robert Benchley
2014 May – NO MEETING
2014 Jun – While Rome Burns – Alexander Woollcott
2014 Jul – Harpo Speaks! – Harpo Marx
2014 Aug – You Can’t Take it With You – play – Edna Ferber & George Kaufman
(Watched film version during meeting)
2014 Sept – Vicious Circle: Mystery and Crime Stories – Various member of Algonquin Round Table
2014 Oct – Genius in Disguise – Harold Ross Bio – Thomas Kunkel
2014 Nov – Genius in Disguise – Harold Ross Bio -Thomas Kunkel (Chose to break book in to 2 months)
2014 Dec – No book (attended You Can’t take it With You play and Christmas in Connecticut Film)
2015 Jan – Savage Beauty – Edna St Vincent Millay Bio – Pt 1 Nancy Milford
2015 Feb – Savage Beauty – Edna St Vincent Millay Bio – Pt 2 Nancy Milford
2015 Mar – Save the Last Waltz – Zelda Fitzgerald
2015 Apr – Collection of Short Stories – Zelda Fitzgerald
2015 May – Tender is the Night – F Scott Fitzgerald
2015 Jun – Wit’s End: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table – James Gaines

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