Monday, August 18, 2003

Photo of the Mary Mason Jones House.
1890 limestone Chateau style mansion of Edith
Wharton's aunt pictured--then and the site now--at the NE
corner of 57th and 5th in New York.
Submitted by Sandra Foster

Tuesday, August 05, 2003

Edith Wharton is mentioned in a review of Patricia Beard's "After The Ball", the retelling of a 1905 financial scandal of a New York Socialite. It "suggests how Edith Wharton might have sounded had she been hugely interested in the insurance business."

Sandra Foster
Brookhaven, NY

Friday, August 01, 2003

Garrison Keillor's short essay on Wharton is part of his Writer's Almanac. Scroll down to Wharton's birthday (January 24) to see the entry.