Our Hearts Were Young and Gay
|Author||Cornelia Otis Skinner
|Publisher||Dodd, Mead & Co.|
Our Hearts Were Young and Gay is a book by actress Cornelia Otis Skinner and journalist Emily Kimbrough, published in 1942. The book presents a description of their European tour in the 1920s, when they were fresh out of college from Bryn Mawr. Skinner wrote of Kimbrough, "To know Emily is to enhance one's days with gaiety, charm and occasional terror". The book was popular with readers, spending five weeks atop the New York Times Non-Fiction Best Seller list in the winter of 1943.
- John Bear, The #1 New York Times Best Seller: intriguing facts about the 484 books that have been #1 New York Times bestsellers since the first list, 50 years ago, Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 1992
- Glenn P. Hastedt, editor, Spies, Wiretaps and Secret Operations: A Encyclopedia of American Intelligence, Santa Barbara, ABC-CLIO 2011, p. 253