The Books They Read on TV's Mad Men
a book list by Peter, the avid reader who runs Flashlight Worthy
For those book lovers who occasionally dabble in television, undoubtedly you've discovered the gem that is AMC's "Mad Men". Set in the early '60s, this show is a flawless time machine back to the glamorous days of three martini lunches and ever-present plumes of cigarette smoke.
For readers, one of the best parts of the show is the circa 1960 books that are quite prominently featured. Below are the five that I recall from the first season. I'm sure I missed one or two and I didn't even look in Season Two — please let me know what I missed?
(Oh, and I'd like to dedicate this list to my favorite Bryn Mawr girl, @BettyDraper.)
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