We'll think you're the elephant's elbows, the bee's knees, the gnat's whistle, the ab-so-lute cat's pajamas when you get a wiggle on and head to your local independent bookshop! Don't take any wooden dimes, welcome the 2020s with some on the level whoopee. No phonus balonus about it! Books are pos-i-lute-ly the way to go. Some of these books are about the 1920s, some are set in the 1920s, and some were bestsellers way back when.
Experience the glamor and excitement of the Jazz Age, through the lives of the women who defined it
A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W.
A riveting collection of five of the most famous crime novels of the 1920s, presenting anew some of the most admired authors of the era—with insightful annotations by the Edgar-winning anthologist Leslie S. Klinger.
Edith Wharton’s acclaimed novel of love, duty, and half-known truths in Gilded Age New York society, with a foreword by bestselling author Elif Batuman
The masterpiece of Nobel Prize winner Sinclair Lewis
A Penguin Classic
Named one of the 100 Best Novels Ever Written in English (The Guardian)
Loos’s classic tale shows that questions of women and power—more relevant today than ever—can come in the most alluring of packages.
The first volume of the first paperback edition of The Poems of T. S. Eliot
"The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston Globe
“The ideal companion for troubled times: equal parts Continental escape and serious grappling with the question of what it means to be, and feel, lost.” —Tara Isabella Burton, The Wall Street Journal
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
This new edition of The Sun Also Rises
One of NPR's Best Books of 2016, winner of the Shirley Jackson Award, the British Fantasy Award, the This is Horror Award for Novella of the Year, and a finalist for the Hugo, Nebula, Locus, World Fantasy, and Bram Stoker Awards
People move to New York looking for magic and nothing will convince them it isn't there.
A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick
The beloved American classic about a young girl's coming-of-age at the turn of the twentieth century.
A New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice Selection
An urgent examination into the revived Klan of the 1920s becomes “required reading” for our time (New York Times Book Review).