Literature’s Most Famous Party Hosts
Some writers are almost as famous for their raucous boozing as they are for their prose. You could fill a book with tales of literary parties—in fact, professional party planner Suzette Field did just that.
The book is called A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Literature, and she’s expounded on a few of those parties in an article for the Guardian.
From Mrs. Dalloway’s gathering of well-mannered politicians to Jay Gatsby’s West Egg ragers, they all sound like events we’d like to be invited to.