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Certainly the definitive history of the Bright Young People. Mr. Taylor's research is unparalleled, with many entertaining, tragic, delightful, and too-too shame-making stories.Published 21 months ago by Timothy
This is a wonderful book, but I don't know how accessible it will be to readers not already familiar with the "Bright Young People" and the artists, socialites, and eccentrics... Read morePublished on December 19, 2011 by gormenghast
Considering my obsession with this period in history, and some of its tenants, I cannot believe it took me so long to find this book. Read morePublished on July 20, 2010 by M. GERARD
This is a great book, highly readable and informative, very witty and eye-opening. For those of us who think that sensationalized tabloid creatures like Paris Hilton, Lindsay... Read morePublished on July 14, 2010 by adorian
This is the story of a group of privileged young people who captivate London press with their antics (read: bad behavior and total willingness to behave like idiots in public) and... Read morePublished on June 3, 2009 by MJS
I have read a lot about the bright young people and their era. But the author here is not in sync with his subject, too grave and exacting. Facts, but no fun.Published on March 4, 2009 by J. D. Portnoy
I read the Jacket Cover on the NY Times Bestseller list and (of course) I then proceeded to check prices at Amazon. Read morePublished on February 26, 2009 by Ivette M. Herrador
What to make of a group of twenty-somethings who lived for the moment at a time when the moment was to be lived? Read morePublished on February 11, 2009 by Jon Hunt