Stephen Birmingham is a preeminent social historian, known for his books The Right People, Real Lace, and The Grandees. He allows his reader unparalleled access to the most exclusive society sets, and tells their stories with great warmth and wit.
[A] good time...glossy, gossipy, brightly anecdotal. * The
Washington Post *
[Stephen Birmingham's] half-gossip, half-social commentary will keep the Beautiful-People watchers happy. * The Christian Science Monitor *