Booth Tarkington (July 29, 1869 – May 19, 1946) was best known for his Pulitzer Prize-winning novels The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. Before publishing those works, he penned the comical Penrod stories, which would inspire many film adaptations in the 20s and 30s.
“Talleyrand Penrod” by Booth Tarkington
By: Zach Waltz
Published: July 26, 2010