Madcap, Goofy, Bonkers, Enduringly Hilarious: Screwball Comedies of the 1930s

Along with a slew of decadent musicals came a slate of fast-talking, raucous comedies. Divorce-remarriage plots, fish out of water stories, and fierce, funny women all figure in the genre.

REVIEW: ELEGY FOR EDDIE by Jacqueline Winspear

A Maisie Dobbs Novel I am quite aware that this is a series, and a popular one at that, but this is the first Maisie Dobbs novel I have read.  Spunky and precocious, Dobbs defies convention by owning her own business and having skipped a few rungs on the social class ladder. Maisie grew up…