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Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk

She’s the red-headed poet of Murray Hill, once a regular in the society pages, working her way up at R.H. Macy’s to become the highest paid advertising woman in 1930s America.

It is now New Year’s Eve 1984, and Lillian walks to the end of Manhattan and back, illuminating all the ways her world has changed—and has not.

A love letter to a lifetime of glory and grit, Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk paints an irresistible portrait of an extraordinary woman and her city.

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Easily the best gadding-around town novel since Dawn Powell and Dorothy Parker. DANIEL HANDLER, author of WHY WE BROKE UP and WE ARE PIRATES There is a little of Lillian Boxfish in all of us. And if there isn’t, there ought to be. JULIA CLAIBORNE JOHNSON, author of BE FRANK WITH ME This novel reminded me of Anne Tyler, transferred from Baltimore to Manhattan.
This is a lady worth taking a journey with.
ALDEN GRAVES, NORTHSHIRE BOOKSTORE A delicious cocktail of wit, grit, and poignancy. BANNA RUBINOW, THE RIVER’S END BOOKSTORE What a city and what a gal! ELLEN SANDMEYER, SANDMEYER’S BOOKSTORE