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Pohl and the pulpsters

Along with the sixteen volumes of the Richard Francis Burton translation of the Arabian Nights, my other great find at this year’s Newberry Library Book Fair is the memoir… 983 more words


Book Review - A Moveable Feast

If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.

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Books & Ideas

Behind the Shelves: A Very Bookish Birthday

I turned 24 on Thursday.

I’ve never been big on birthdays. In fact, for many years, I hated my birthday, but this year was different. 473 more words


"He's just a man named Gatsby": A review of The Great Gatsby

I admit, I decided to read the book after I had decided I wanted to see the film. I was attracted to the trailer and there was a lot of buzz surrounding it but I thought that reading the book before hand would be the proper thing to do, I did it with The Hunger Games and I did it with this. 706 more words

Author Profile: Anthony Costello, contributor to THE GREAT GATSBY ANTHOLOGY

PHOTOGRAPH: Author Anthony Costello at Hebden Bridge, near Loch 9 on the Rochdale Canal in West Yorkshire, UK. In the 18th and 19th Centuries, the region was famous for its textile industry when the canals transported goods from the valleys to major trade cities in the north of England. 117 more words


The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald

I work in a great office. We are all quite technical (1/3 of us have maths degrees and most of the rest have some kind of engineering), but also geeky and very into books. 374 more words

Book Reviews

Be who you want

For what its worth: Its never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There’s no time limit; stop whenever you want.

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