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'This Side of Paradise'

Sotheby’s newish gallery for showing contemporary art, S/2, rather than being in their main building, is discreetly across from their rear door on St. George Street; still Mayfair, but less obviously so – especially now that Hanover Square, at the head of the street, has been turned into a giant Crossrail excavation site. 516 more words


F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise, The Egotist Becomes a Personage (But That is All!)

Long after midnight the towers and spires of Princeton were visible, with here and there a late-burning light – and suddenly out of the clear darkness the sound of bells. 269 more words


Rowling: 'I have come to understand the appeal of Harry Potter . . . '

In a 2011 interview conducted by Scholastic (wherein I discovered that Rowling is not only a talented writer but also a very entertaining reader – listen 12 minutes in), Rowling was asked – for probably the millionth time – why she thought the  1,338 more words

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This Side of Paradise, Russell Brand and Writing

I know! It’s been FAR too long since my last post! Unfortunately I’ve been tied down with work, and I’ve spent the last month trying to read “This Side of Paradise” by F.S. 702 more words


This Side of Paradise - F. Scott Fitzgerald

This Side of Paradise was published on this day in 1920, immediately launching 23-year-old F. Scott Fitzgerald to fame and fortune.  It is a work of a young author, and possesses some fundamental flaws, both structural and thematic. 265 more words

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“I don’t want to repeat my innocence. I want the pleasure of losing it again.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise