THE JOHN O'HARA SOCIETY, in O'Hara's other home-town, Philadelphia, celebrates the life and works of John O'Hara, Pennsylvania's pre-eminent contemporary author and America's greatest short-story writer. The JOHS studies, publishes, and diffuses works by and about the author. Membership is free. For details, contact the JOHS's Corresponding Secretary, Richard Carreño, via Philabooks@yahoo.com. © MMXVII John O'Hara Society.
Alessandra Stanley, New York Times television critic, in reviewing Mad Men, in today's paper, suggests that the period was O'Hara time: 'Bored housewives are titillated by the movie version of John O'Hara's 'Butterfield 8.'
Is she right?
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