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A Fatal Gilded High Note

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Murder, Murder, Murder in Gilded Central Park

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A Gilded Death

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About Cecelia Tichi

A native of Steel City, Pittsburgh, Cecelia Tichi is an award-winning author and faculty member at Vanderbilt University. Her books span American literature and culture from colonial days to modern times, but recently draw upon the Gilded Age (1870-1914) that prompted her book on Jack London and another on seven activists in that tumultuous era. Tichi’s What Would Mrs. Astor Do? A Complete Guide to the Manners and Mores of the Gilded Age (2018)

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The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Episode 2, Gilded Age Cocktails

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The Modern Bar Cart Podcast

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180: Two Parts Gin, One Part Sin

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Gilded Age Cocktails
A delightful romp through America’s Golden Age of Cocktails

The decades following the American Civil War burst with invention they saw the dawn of the telephone, the motor car, electric lights, the airplane but no innovation was more welcome than the beverage heralded as the “cocktail.”

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Gilded Age Cocktails: Q&A with Cecilia Tichi

Gilded Age Cocktails: Q&A with Cecilia Tichi

Read a wonderful Q&A with author Cecelia Tichi about her book Gilded Age Cocktails

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‘What Would Mrs. Astor Do?’ Review: The Arbitress of the Gilded Age

‘What Would Mrs. Astor Do?’ Review: The Arbitress of the Gilded Age

The world Mrs. Astor presided over, powered by great wealth and governed by a rigid etiquette, today would seem stultifyingly futile. Anne de Courcy reviews “What Would Mrs. Astor Do?” by Cecelia Tichi.

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The best books on America’s cocktail culture

The best books on America’s cocktail culture

Discover the best books on America’s cocktail culture.   Author Cecelia Tichi reveals her 5 favorite cocktail related books. 

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