Next week, Penguin Classics is releasing two new especials on Dorothy Parker, and they are must reads for every Dorothy Parker fan.
THE LAST DAYS OF DOROTHY PARKER: The Extraordinary Lives of Dorothy Parker and Lillian Hellman and How Death Can Be Hell on Friendship
Dorothy Parker biographer Marion Meade shares insight into the last days in the life of Dorothy Parker—the horrible and the hilarious—including her colorful friendship with Lillian Hellman, and the bizarre afterlife of Parker’s remains from a file cabinet on Wall Street to a small burial site by the NAACP office in Baltimore.
Only $2.99 on Kindle, Nook, Kobo and iTunes
ALPINE GIGGLE WEEK: How Dorothy Parker Set Out to Write the Great American Novel and Ended Up in a TB Colony Atop an Alpine Peak
A little known, rediscovered letter: an SOS from a woman trapped on a Swiss mountaintop in a TB colony with no idea how to escape—that woman being Dorothy Parker.
Only $1.99 on Kindle, Nook, Kobo and iTunes
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I'll be moderating an online Q&A with Marion Meade on my Facebook page. It's your chance to find out everything you ever wanted to know about Dorothy Parker.
Date: Tuesday, May 27, 8:00 pm ET