Edith Wharton: Xingu

EDITH WHARTON – I. Mrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet alone. To this end she had founded the Lunch Club, an association composed […]

Edith Wharton: The Vice of Reading

EDITH WHARTON – That “diffusion of knowledge” commonly classed with steam-heat and universal suffrage in the category of modern improvements, has incidentally brought about the production of a new vice — the vice of reading. No […]