Author: Judith Mackrell

Book Review: Flappers by Judith Mackrell (#JazzAgeJan)

Posted January 29, 2015 in Reviews / 7 Comments
Book Review: Flappers by Judith Mackrell (#JazzAgeJan)

The 1920s were a decade of massive social change. Prosperity and excess abounded in the wake of WWI, jazz swung into popularity, and new attitudes about art and sex were on the rise. Amid this atmosphere of adventure, the flapper was born. She wore provocative clothing, attended wild parties, challenged social norms, and was sexually liberated. Flappers: Six Women of a Dangerous Generation by Judith Mackrell shines a light on the lives of six women who defined the Roaring Twenties: Diana […]