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Ep. #408 – All that Jazz – Books set in the 1920s

Posted on: January 9, 2020

We’ve entered the 2020s so we thought it’d be fun to take a look at some wonderful books set a hundred years ago in the famed Roaring 20s. We’re talking flapper girls, prohibition New York, Old Hollywood, lost libraries, and so much more!

Books mentioned in this episode

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

 

Books set in the 1920s

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye

The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

The Trial by Franz Kafka

Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith


We’ve entered the 2020s so we thought it’d be fun to take a look at some wonderful books set a hundred years ago in the famed Roaring 20s. We’re talking flapper girls, prohibition New York, Old Hollywood, lost libraries, and so much more!

Books mentioned in this episode

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow

Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susann

 

Books set in the 1920s

Fall of Giants by Ken Follett

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

The Paragon Hotel by Lyndsay Faye

The Masterpiece by Fiona Davis

The Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf

The Hours by Michael Cunningham

The Trial by Franz Kafka

Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Electric Hotel by Dominic Smith

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