Past Event

Humanities Book Discussion: Everybody Was So Young by Amanda Vaill

Wed, Nov 14 2012 - 5:30pm

Humanities West Book Discussion: Everybody Was so Young: Gerald and Sara Murphy: A Lost Generation Story, by Amanda Vaill

Join us to discuss Amanda Vaill's biography of artist Gerald Murphy and his elegant wife, Sara, wealthy expatriate Americans at the center of the literary scene in Paris in the 1920s. Gerald and Sara summered with Picasso on the French Riviera, watched bullfights with Hemingway in Pamplona and inspired kindred creative spirits like Dorothy Parker, Cole Porter and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Their glittering and tragic story is engagingly laid out in this sweeping and richly anecdotal portrait of a marriage and an era. The discussion will be led by Lynn Harris.

Although the author will not be present in person, she will participate with Skype, so bring your questions for her.

MLF: Humanities
Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. program
Cost:
$5 standard, MEMBERS FREE
Program Organizer:
George Hammond
Also know: In association with Humanities West. Part of the Good Lit Series, underwitten by The Bernard Osher Foundation.