Book of Interest: Edward Sorel’s “Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936”

ESComing in early October, Edward Sorel‘s latest: Mary Astor’s Purple Diary: The Great American Sex Scandal of 1936 (Liveright).

From the publisher:

In a hilarious send-up of sex, scandal, and the Golden Age of Hollywood, legendary cartoonist Edward Sorel brings us a story (literally) ripped from the headlines of a bygone era.

Link here to Mr. Sorel’s New Yorker work.

Link here to Mr. Sorel’s website.

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Note:  Mr. Sorel will be joining me in discussion at Columbia’s Butler Library  on Monday, April 18th @ 6 pm.  Our topic: Peter Arno 

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