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Wit's End: Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table
Wit's End Days and Nights of the Algonquin Round Table Author:James R. Gaines A brilliant, insightful biography of the personalities that influenced and shaped art and culture in the Roaring 20s. This book is in the era of publicity, the Jazz Age, the time of postwar, and freedom. At the heart of this world is the Algonquin Round Table-the storied collection of glittering writers, actors, and socialites who embody a dista... more »nt era. The story of the legendary collection of intellectuals during the Jazz Age. Dorothy Parker, Franklin Adams, Henry Miller, Gerald Brooks, Raoul Fleishmann, George Kaufman, Paul Bonner, Robert Benchley, Heywood Broun, Alexander Woolcott, Alice Miller, Harpo Marx, George Backer, Irving Berlin, Harold Ross, Beatrice Kaufman, Herbert Swope, Joyce Barbour & Crosbie Gaige.