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by Diana Trilling
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Diane Trilling's book about the "Diet Doc" murder is engrossing and informative. She really has a great understanding of the appalling relationship of Herman Tarnower and Jean Harris. Both Tarnower and Harris are depicted as they really were: a pair of unlikeable, emotionally crippled snobs who deserved each other.
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The writer Shana Alexander and the critic Diana Trilling both wrote popular books about Mrs. Harris’s experience.
On Feb. 24, 1981, after eight days of deliberation, the jury of four men and eight women decided that she had murdered the doctor. The writer Shana Alexander and the critic Diana Trilling both wrote popular books about Mrs. Mrs. Trilling compared Mrs. Harris to Anna Karenina and Emma Bovary; Mrs. Harris, she said, was material asking to be written but with no one to write her.
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Diana Trilling, née Diana Rubin, was an American literary critic and author, a member of the circle of writers, thinkers and polemicists of the 1930's, 40's and 50's known as the "New York intellectuals". She was married to foremost US literary and cultural critic Lionel Trilling. They had one child, James.
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Home Trilling, Diana Mrs. Harris: The Death of the Scarsdale Diet Doctor. Signed by Trilling on the front flyleaf. A short prior owner gift inscription, dated 1981, is above the author's signature. Dust jacket is bright and clean with light handling edges and two short closed tears top edge rear panel. We guarantee the condition of every book as it's described on the Abebooks web sites.
Throughout her life, Diana Trilling (1905-1996) wrote about profound social changes with candor and wisdom, first .
She went on to publish five books, including the best-selling Mrs. Harris: The Death of the Scarsdale Diet Doctor, written when she was in her late seventies. She was also one half of one of the most famous intellectual couples in the United States.