Thursday, March 28, 2013

Bookplates for Farewell, Dorothy Parker

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A big thanks to everyone who preordered Farewell, Dorothy Parker and requested a free bookplate. 

I still have a small quantity of bookplates left, so if you'd like one, drop me a line at ellen (at) and include your mailing address. If you're in the US, I'll pay the postage.

Also, if you'd like it personalized--either to you or someone else--let me know.

FYI, bookplates are self-adhesive and can go right into your copy of  Farewell, Dorothy Parker, which is now available at your local bookstore.  You can also order it online from any cyber bookseller, including:
Amazon • Barnes & Noble • Books-A-Million • IndieBound • Penguin 

 For more information, visit

Review highlights:

"Meister skillfully translates the rapier-like wit of the Algonquin Round Table to modern-day New York ... [with] pathos, nuanced characters, plenty of rapid-fire one-liners, and a heart-rending denouement."
                    —Publishers Weekly

"Magical fun."

"Meister honors Dorothy Parker, her still-fresh political convictions, and her body of witty, insightful work in this very nice literary romp ... I loved it ... Meister has caught the nuance and language of what I imagine to be the consummate Dorothy Parker."

"In this funny yet tender homage to Dorothy Parker, [Meister] resurrects the iconic wit of the literary legend."
                    —Library Journal

"Hooray for Ellen Meister! In a miracle of fine writing with Farewell, Dorothy Parker, a novel of infinite charm, she has brought the inimitable, witty and acerbic Dorothy Parker back to gin swilling life."

Farewell, Dorothy Parker is not only delightful and fun, it also captures the heart and soul of one of America’s most beloved writers … Ellen Meister has precisely recreated Parker’s sharp tongue and witty observations … this is a book not to be missed!”
                    —Long Island Woman Magazine

"A fun, spunky, tension-ridden but endearing tale ... absolutely delightful!"
                    —The Best Reviews

"Funny, tender and nicely-paced."
                    —Sun News

"The plot was so swift and the prose so clean and clear, I had the book done in the space of an afternoon. I'd highly recommend this novel to those who enjoy stories of the Algonquin Round Table and Dorothy Parker's legendary wit ... Solid A."
                    —Butterfly Books

"The writer's famous wit is on full display."
                    —Miami Herald

"You don't have to know who Dorothy Parker was to truly appreciate this wonderful novel ... an enjoyable fun read with depth to the characters and a lovely portrayal of the wit of Dorothy Parker herself."
                  —Luxury Reading      

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