She makes the most mundane things humorous because she is so realistic in her views.
You wish you could think of such bon mots yourself, but the next best thing is stifling a guilty giggle when you hear someone else say them!
Dorothy Parker: a phenomenally talented short story and verse writer, and one of the most powerful feminists of her time.
Great! I look forward to reading and enjoying each and every one. Dorothy Parker is one of the greatest American authors of the 20th century.Published 2 months ago by Francis Assaf
Dorothy Parker has an unerringly accurate and often withering eye for the little nuances of urban existence. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Neil van Dokkum
What fresh "Heaven" is this? Someone at Penguin Books made the sapient decision to reprint all of the Dorothy Parker stories! Read morePublished 23 months ago by C. M Mills
It's too bad that Somerset Maugham's Preface to the Portable Viking edition of Dorothy Parker is no longer in print, but a boon that all her stories still are. Read morePublished on June 9, 2012 by Constantine Evans
Ms. Parker's collected stories are certainly terrific, eventually. The print is so small, so difficult to read easily. Read morePublished on March 2, 2012 by firstname.lastname@example.org
It is such a delight to read the works of Dorothy Parker. She has such a unique way of looking at life. Read morePublished on February 2, 2010 by M. Geilmann
Before there was Carrie Bradshaw writing her column for Sex And the City, there was Dorothy Parker. As early as the 1920's Parker was writing sexy, sardonic, stilletto-tipped... Read morePublished on December 21, 2009 by Deborah Barchi
i loved the whole book; one fascinating story after the other. i could visualize them; that's how distinct parker's writing is. Read morePublished on December 6, 2008 by Harriet R. Wasserman
Dorothy Parker (1893-1967) was cute, sexy, witty, vivacious, delightfully vicious, and the only member of the infamously bad Algonquin Round Table that had even a modicum of real... Read morePublished on October 13, 2008 by Cosmoetica