Links for East Side Readers discussion

Video to get you in the mood for book group
Author's name is pronounced AYmore TOLLS. Character is Katey KonTENT.
Reader's Guide, prepared by the author
Goodreads video chat with Towles (from last month)

Similar links from his British publisher
Video interview with his tailors
British TVBook Club review
Guardian review
NY Times review
Authors on Tour podcast... play online or download mp3 (1 hr-ish)

NPR review (text)
Aussie review... pretender to Capote?
Reader reviews from Goodreads
Online book discussion (earliest is at the bottom)
Long list of review links
Long list of reviews on book blogs

Photos from Walker Evans's Subway series
Walker Evans at the Met
Locations in the book
September 21, 1938... a really big hurricane took the Hamptons by surprise.... see photos for how the neighborhood looked afterwards.
Scroll down for digital images of historical Eastern Long Island
History of Brooklyn
New Yorker covers from 1938

One reviewer (male, English) said: "...It is atmospheric, satisfying Great Gatsby-lite complete, with fish-out-of-water first-person narration, country house parties and a fabulously wealthy male protagonist who is not all that he seems.' Another (female, English, with a Russian name): "...A cross between Dorothy Parker and Holly Golightly, Katey Kontent is a priceless narrator in her own right -- the brains of a bluestocking with the legs of a flapper and the mores of Carrie Bradshaw..."  Really??

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