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Russell Lynes

From the book, The Tastemakers , copyright 1949, 1953, 1954 by J. Russell Lynes, published by Harper & Brothers.
Russell Lynes, Managing Editor of Harper’s Magazine , is the author of Snobs and Guests as well as The Tastemakers , in which this article appears. This current best-seller discusses the evolution of American taste in the past century.

Articles by Russell Lynes

What was Whistler’s mother really thinking about? You might find out in the Read >>
The Parlor, October 1963 | Vol. 14, No. 6
You entered it only rarely, and you weren’t meant to be comfortable there. But every house had to have one, no matter how high the cost Read >>

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