Love Is Like Park Avenue

Essay, Nonfiction

Alvin Levin

Edited by James Reidel
Contributors: James Reidel

A magnificent, undiscovered writer, Alvin Levin captured the turbulence of lower-middle-class life in 1930s New York, in that twilight period of the Great Depression and the gathering storm of WWII.

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“Scabrous scenes of family feuding in the Bronx and crowded Coney Island beaches come at you with the leering verve of Reginald Marsh's drawings and Paul Cadmus' quasi-pornographic paintings.”

— John Ashbery