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America takes wing in dishy social history of commercial air travel
By William Stadiem
Hardcover, 368 pages, $28 (Ballantine Books)
Fly the friendly skies in this rip-roaring social history of America taking wing in the late 1950s and early ’60s, as commercial airline travel became a commodity for “ordinary” people along with movie stars, moguls and glamorous, globetrotting trendsetters. 61 more words
Once upon a time in Paris, the jet set and the beautiful people partied in an abandoned pool.
Ok, not a pool, a bathhouse to be precise, one that once hosted the literati of 19th century France. 120 more words