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Janet Flanner's World: Uncollected Writings 1932-1975

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The pieces collected here include an early profile of Hitler, reports on the Nuremberg trials, portraits of Thomas Mann, Bette Davis, Picasso, and concerts and art exhibits. Edited by Irving Drutman. Preface by William Shawn.

Hardcover, 368 pages
Published 1979 by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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Janet Flanner: Laugh out loud but not too obvious clever, thoughtfully observant, smarty pants with heart. Essays on politics, culture, art world over.
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This is on my bedside, to be dipped into for pleasure (and painful historical reminders) as necessary.
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Janet Tyler Flanner was an American writer and journalist who served as the Paris correspondent of The New Yorker magazine from 1925 until she retired in 1975.
She wrote under the pen name "Genêt". and published a single novel, "The Cubical City", set in New York City.
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