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The Great Gatsby - Book Review

Growing up outside of the USA puts me in at a disadvantage when it comes to lots of things that I could relate to, but unless someone mentions it to me, I wouldn’t have an idea (bands, movies, books, you get the idea). 214 more words


If 2015 was your Mother

During one of many rainy, Canadian spring days, I made my way to the book store in hopes of finding a book good enough to have with a side of coffee and my favourite arm chair. 486 more words


Why the Techno-optimists Are Wrong - By Martin Wolf - July/August 2015 Issue

Belief in “the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us,” as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in The Great Gatsby, is a characteristic American trait. 307 more words


Was He Really THAT GREAT A Gatsby?

This review won’t be what I want it to be, but that’s what I get for not answering the muse when it calls. You see last summer I read a book entitled… 2,634 more words

Editor's Post - The City's Wild Promise

F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote that “the city seen from the Queensboro Bridge is always the city seen for the first time. In its first wild promise of all the mystery and beauty in the world.” Fitzgerald describes something that I’ve always felt when arriving in a city; the word that comes closest to explaining this feeling is hope. 206 more words