Penguin Releases Previously Unpublished Dorothy Parker Stories


By Dianna Dilworth Comment

cover45445-smallPenguin Classics has put out two eBook specials of previously unpublished works by famed author Dorothy Parker and her biographer Marion Meade.

The first is called Alpine Giggle Week: How Dorothy Parker Set Out to Write the Great American Novel and Ended Up in a TB Colony Atop an Alpine Peak. The piece is a letter that Parker wrote to her publishers in 1930 from the top of a mountain.

The Last Days of Dorothy Parker: The Extraordinary Lives of Dorothy Parker and Lillian Hellman and How Death Can Be Hell on Friendship by Meade tells the story of Dorothy Parker’s final days.