Zelda Fitzgerald

Althea Altemus: a single mother in the Roaring Twenties

18 February 2017 9:00 am

What the secretary sawSarah Churchwell Big Bosses: A Working Girl’s Memoir of the Jazz Age by Althea McDowell AltemusUniversity of…

Talluluh Bankhead, the only convincing flapper in the book, photographed c.1930

Flappers, by Judith Mackrell - review

15 June 2013 9:00 am

I’m never quite sure what the term ‘flappers’ means. How did these creatures flap, and why? Where did they flap?…

Z, by Therese Anne Fowler, Beautiful Fools, by R. Clifton Spargo, Careless People, by Sarah Churchill - review

1 June 2013 9:00 am

The Great Gatsby is one of those great works of literature, like Pride and Prejudice, that appeals as much to…