Suzette Field was born in 1978 in Los Angeles. In 1996 she moved to London where she set up a cinema in a converted warehouse and renovated a five-storey Georgian building in Shoreditch. Since 2000 she has produced parties under the auspices of The Modern Times Club, The Last Tuesday Society and latterly A Curious Invitation. Her legendary masked balls now regularly attract up to 3,000 revellers. She also curates literary salons with the National Trust and organizes taxidermy workshops. She lives in Muswell Hill, North London, and has two children. "
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This year we published Suzette Field's A Curious Invitation: The Forty Greatest Parties in Literature. Parties are at the heart of literature, they're where the drama happens; this book is a compendium of who was there, what they wore, what was eaten and who said what to whom. In tri...
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In this extract, Suzette Field sheds light on Trimalchio's infamous dinner party from Arbiter's The Satyricon.
Party hostess extraordinaire and Tribune of The Last Tuesday Society, Suzette Field introduces her book A Curious Invitation.