Michael Moynihan on Bright Young People.
BRIGHT YOUNG PEOPLE:
The Lost Generation of London’s
By D. J. Taylor.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 384 pp. $27
On July 26, 1924, The Daily Mail reported that an insouciant gang of youths had been spotted, extravagantly costumed, trundling through London on an evening treasure hunt. The actress...