Category: Lost Generation

Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson

Moonlight Over Paris by Jennifer Robson William Morrow January 19, 2015 352 pages Lady Helena, daughter of London aristocrats, almost loses her life due to scarlet fever. She survives and promises herself that she will live a more full life than before. Unfortunately, her fellow aristocratic fiancé broke off their engagement when he returned from the…

Kiki de Montparnasse

–animated version of Kiki de Montparnasse Alice Prin, better know as Kiki de Montparnasse, was one of the personalities who was well known in Paris in the 1920s. In many of the books on the Lost Generation and Paris in that era that I have read, Kiki is usually mentioned as a loyal friend and…

March Miscellany

One of my very favorite authors is Kathryn Harrison. Recently she was interviewed by MaryAnne Kolton of the LA Review of Books. I was happy to see that a couple of her favorite childhood books were The Phantom Tollbooth and Five Little Peppers and How They Grew because they were also a couple of mine.…

Happy Birthday, EMH!

On this day in 1899, Ernest Miller Hemingway was born. I celebrate because learning about his life has enabled me to make many new friends in the past 3 years. Thank you, Ernest! I am still learning about EMH and am excited to hear about the newest publication: The Letters of Ernest Hemingway, Volume 1, 1907–1922 Edited by: Sandra…

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Tomorrow, August 15, 2008, the DMA is presenting one of their Late Nights programs from 6 pm until midnight. They are presenting music, readings, a lecture, open mic, films, and more, mainly concerning the Gerald and Sara Murphy exhibition that will be here for another month. Personally, I am going for the lecture by Dr.…

The Murphys at the DMA

One of the exhibitions currently at the Dallas Museum of Art (DMA) is Making it New: The Art and Style of Sara and Gerald Murphy. This exhibition is a big deal for the DMA because before the contemporary and fine arts museums merged in Dallas, the contemporary museum was the first to discover Gerald Murphy…