Take a trip back to 1930s New York City where a chance meeting propels a woman from the secretarial pools to the upper crust of society.
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AUTHOR: Amor Towles
GENRE: Historical Fiction
LENGTH: 368 pages (paperback edition)
FIRST PUBLISHED: 2011
About Rules of Civility
Rules of Civility will transport you to 1937 in Greenwich Village. There you’ll meet Katey and Tinker. Their chance encounter will take Katey from the Wall Street secretarial pool all the way to high society and the exclusive suites of Condé Nast.
You’ll fall in love with the characters as they navigate the different rungs on the ladder of society, sometimes getting by on sheer nerve and sometimes with the help of a friend.
Along the way, Towles paints a descriptive masterpiece that will bring 1930’s New York City to life with both characters and setting. It’s a great book to get lost in!
This book consistently get high ratings and enthusiastic recommendations and I’ll add mine to the mix. It’s a wonderful book worth reading especially if you like a good historical novel or are interested in books set in New York City.