Set to release on August 18th by St. Martin’s Press, Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford is a tome for readers looking for a glimpse into the upper echelon of New York society. Whether you’re an avid reader of Fitzgerald, or Wharton, or Gossip Girl, or even Page Six, I guarantee that something in Clifford’s fictional account of Manhattan’s social circles will pique your interest.
The protagonist of Everybody Rise is Evelyn Beegan who, at age 26, is looking to climb the ranks of society. Evelyn went to exclusive private schools and a “posh” college at the insistence of her pushy, social-climbing mother, but she never embraced the world her mother so desperately wanted her to be a part of.
When Evelyn lands a job at the start-up People Like Us, an exclusive social networking site for the upper crust, she guarantees her supervisors that she can help expand…
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