What I’m reading… ‘The Passionate Years’ by Caresse Crosby

Caresse Crosby (born Mary Phelps Jacob; April 20, 1891 – January 26, 1970) was the first recipient of a patent for the modern bra, an American patron of the arts, publisher, and the “literary godmother to the Lost Generation of expatriate writers in Paris.”

She and her second husband, Harry Crosby, founded the Black Sun Press which was instrumental in publishing early works of many authors who would later become famous, including Kay Boyle, Hart Crane, Archibald MacLeish, Ernest Hemingway, Robert Duncan, Anaïs Nin, Charles Bukowski and Henry Miller.

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http://www.amazon.com/The-Passionate-Years-Caresse-Crosby/dp/1258483688