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The Algonquin Round Table New York: A Historical Guide by [Fitzpatrick, Kevin C.]
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Praise for A Journey into Dorothy Parker’s New York:
“A Baedeker of Parker’s city.” —New York Times
“Revel in the wealth of material associated with one of New York’s most memorable, talented, and colorful citizens.” —TravelSmart
“A stunning and highly entertaining book.” —Library Journal
“Part biography, part walking tour, Fitzpatrick’s meticulously researched first book is an eye-opening account of the life and times of Dorothy Parker and a paean to Old Gotham.” —Publishers Weekly

Praise for Under the Table:
A Vogue Perfect Gift Book Pick
A Los Angeles Times Best New Book Selection
“Slim but handy” —New York Times
 “A charmingly assembled, lovely little package that many people will find an essential addition to their shelves. ... Both informative and useful: it gives nice little histories of each drink and is well organized and very handsomely designed. ... If you’re someone who takes your booze at all seriously, then this is a book you will enjoy tremendously.” —New Haven Review
“Unique ... A delightful blend of hearsay and history, musings and mixology, there’s plenty to satisfy Dorothy’s fans as well as lots of lore to inspire cocktail enthusiasts to become new ones. ... Readers can enjoy drinks and stories from across the country and even around the world. ... Whether you’re a Dorothy Parker devotee or a craft cocktail connoisseur—or, hell, just a lush who loves spouting poetry—be sure to add this book to your must-read pile. Then, consider your holiday gift list solved.”
Black Heart magazine
“A swell new book ... clever ... There’s only one place to shelve this in a bookstore—right next to the cash register. The holidays are coming; this is a perfect gift book.” —Travalanche

About the Author

Kevin C. Fitzpatrick is founder and president of the Dorothy Parker Society and author of Under the Table: A Dorothy Parker Cocktail Guide. A licensed New York City tour guide, he frequently speaks at libraries, salons, and private clubs. He and his family live divide their time between the Upper West Side and Shelter Island, New York. Anthony Melchiorri, former general manager of the Algonquin Hotel, created and hosts the Travel Channel’s hit show Hotel Impossible.

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  • File Size: 45191 KB
  • Print Length: 288 pages
  • Publisher: Lyons Press (February 7, 2015)
  • Publication Date: January 6, 2015
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00TGVZV0I
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #856,144 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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