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Books with a hotel theme

Illustration from "Eloise"
Illustration from "Eloise"

On The Point, we discuss novels set in hotels, great hotels of the world, and hotels inspired by literature.
Jill Erickson and Dennis Minsky join us for their picks. Mindy Todd hosts.

Dennis's list:
Hotel du Lac -Anita Brooker
Up in the Old Hotel -Joseph Mitchell
At Bertram’s Hotel -Agatha Christie
A Gentleman in Moscow -Amor Towles
The Hotel New Hampshire -John Irving
Jill's list
Hotels & Inns of Falmouth by Arnold W. Dyer
Iconic Hotels and Motels of Cape Cod by Christopher Sertterlund
Summer by the Seaside: the architecture of New England Coastal resort Hotels, 1820-1950 by Bryant F. Tolles, Jr.
Hotel World by Ali Smith
Eloise by Kay Thompson
Overland by Dorothy Richardson (Which can be found in Volume 4 of PILGRIMAGE.)
Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner
The Barbizon: the hotel that set women free by Paulina Bren

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of <i>The Point</i> on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 40 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.