Dorothy Parker
Date of Birth
Aug 22, 1893


Satirical writer, essayist, and critic, Dorothy Rothschild Parker is well-known for her unmatched wit and conversational skills. As a book reviewer, she can be quoted with such gems as "This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly. It should be thrown with great force." At the age of 24, she became a staff writer for Vanity Fair as a drama critic, then made regular contributions to Ainslees,...