The Long-Winded Lady: Notes from the New Yorker

By Maeve Brennan

From 1954 to 1981, Maeve Brennan contributed to The New Yorker’s “Talk of the Town” department under the pen name “the long-winded lady.” Her unforgettable sketches – prose snapshots of life in the streets, diners, and cheap hotels just off Times Square – are a timeless, bittersweet tribute to what she calls the “most ambitious, most comical . . . the saddest and coldest and most human of cities.”

268 pages

Location: New York City
# Cultural

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