Review: What It Felt Like

Henry Allen (2000)

Decade by decade, this brief volume condenses the past century into vignettes that read almost like diary entries. The title states the author’s intent: to convey the sights, sounds, lingo, style, current events, fads and atmosphere of what it was like to live in America throughout the 20th Century. In the hour it took to read this book, I was immersed in what it felt like.

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