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Gilded Lily Literary Society

The Gilded Lily Literary Society is to promote the love of reading, good food and friendship. Our next selection will be Age of Innocence, by Edith Wharton. The story is set in the 1920s, during the "Gilded Age" of New York City. This was Wharton's twelfth novel and it won a 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

There is no membership fee, we just ask that you RSVP by sending an email to Gilded Lily at or sending a text message to Debbie at 816-510-2182.

Upcoming Literary Society Meetings: 

Tuesday, August 13th, 6:30pm located at Gilded Lily. Drinks and appetizers will also be provided.

Age of Innocence

Looking for a copy of the book? Be sure to check out your local library, local bookstore, or even borrow from a friend! 

Previous Gilded Lily Literary Society selections:

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

  • Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

  • The Shadow Land by Elizabeth Kostova

  • Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan

  • Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

  • I am Mrs. Jesse James by Pat Wahler

  • Deaths on Pleasant Street by Giles Fowler

  • The River of Doubt by Candice Millard

  • American Princess: The Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt by Stephanie Marie Thornton

  • Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann