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November 7, 2012

Janet Flanner, France

Janet Flanner (1892 – 1978)

On this day in 1978 Janet Flanner died. Her bi-weekly “Letter From Paris” was published in The New Yorker for a half-century, and then collected in the award-winning Paris Journal and other volumes. They offer a better and more reliable alternative to such memoirs as Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, from one close to several Lost Generations, and closer to France.

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November 7, 2011

Janet Flanner, France


Janet Flanner (1892 - 1978)

On this day in 1978 Janet Flanner died. Her bi-weekly “Letter From Paris” was published in The New Yorker for a half-century, and then collected in the award-winning Paris Journal and other volumes. They offer a better and more reliable alternative to such memoirs as Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast, from one close to several Lost Generations, and closer to France.

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