Rules of Civility

Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles: On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a year-long journey into the upper echelons of New York society—where she will have little to rely upon other than a bracing wit and her own brand of cool nerve.
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“If we only fell in love with people who were perfect for us, he said, then there wouldn't be so much fuss about love in the first place.”  ― Amor Towles, Rules of Civility

Portrait of a Young Girl in a Green Dress by De Lempicka also known as Jeune fille en vert, Young Girl With Gloves, or Girl in Green with Gloves

Columbus Circle, New York, 1936. Photo by Berenice Abbott.

Columbus Circle, Manhattan, 1938 : by Berenice Abbott, an American photographer best known for her black and white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the

June 1938: Writer Dorothy Parker with child actor Dickie Van Patten (later known as Dick Van Patten of 'Eight Is Enough') in Greenwich Village.

June Writer Dorothy Parker with child actor Dickie Van Patten (later known as Dick Van Patten of 'Eight Is Enough') in Greenwich Village.

A Gentleman in Moscow By Amor Towles

A Gentleman in Moscow / Amor Towles. This title is not available in Middleboro right now, but it is owned by other SAILS libraries. Place your hold today!

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