Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (2011)
On New Year’s Eve in a Greenwich Village jazz club waiting for 1938 to begin,  Katey Kontent and Eve Ross meet Tinker Grey, a handsome banker.  Swept into the “smart set,” Katey rises from the secretarial pool to working at a new flashy magazine.  The novel paints an inviting portrait of New York in those heydays of pre-WWII, limos at 21 Club, screwball comedies, smoky jazz clubs, cocktails at the St. Regis, and nothing and no one is as they seem.  It is a great story showing how spur of the moment decisions can affect your entire life.

Find out more about the book in this Q & A with the author.

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