Algonquin Circle

F(ranklin) P(ierce) A(dams), Robert Benchley, Heywood Broun, Irvin S Cobb, Edna Ferber, George S Kaufman, Ring Lardner, Harpo Marx, Dorothy Parker, Harold Ross, Robert E Sherwood, Alexander Woolcott, and others who met informally around the bar of the Algonquin Hotel or in the offices of The New Yorker

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  • Algonquin Hotel — The Algonquin Hotel is a historic hotel located at 59 West 44th Street in Manhattan (New York, New York). The hotel has been designated as a New York City Historic Landmark.The 174 room hotel, opened in 1902, was originally conceived as a… …   Wikipedia

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  • National Book Critics Circle Award — Awarded for the finest books and reviews published in English Presented by National Book Critics Circle Date March, annual …   Wikipedia

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