On June 8, 1929, publication of "The Tournament." The New Yorker. Hagedorn & Brownmiller, Incorporated plan a golf outing.

On June 8, 1931, Starr Faithfull's beaten and drugged body was discovered on a Long Island Beach. She was the inspiration for Gloria Wandrous in BUtterfield 8, another great, under-appreciated novel.
On August 27, 2013 Penguin will release New York Stories by John O'Hara,  edited by our own Steven Goldleaf. The book can be pre-ordered through Amazon. These are the thirty-two stories in this 400 page book:

Agatha                                       Late, Late Show
The Assistant                              Memorial Fund
At The Cothurnos Club                The Nothing Machine
The Brain                                    "A Phase of Life"
Bread Alone                                 Pleasure
Call Me, Call Me                            Portisan on the Portis
Can I Stay Here?                          The Portly Gentleman
Ellie                                            The Private People
Encounter: 1943                         The Public Career of
Family Evening                                 Mr. Seymour Harrisburg
First Day in Town                         Sportsmanship
Frankie                                        The Sun-dodgers
Good-by, Herman                          The Tackle
Harrington and Whitehill                The Weakling
It's Mental Work                            We're Friends Again
John Barton Rosedale,                   The Women of Madison Avenue
   Actor's Actor                             Your Fah Neefah Neeface

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