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Literature Deep Cuts: This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

In the series Deep Cuts, I’m taking a look at the lesser known works of famous authors that everyone has heard of. I think it’s a shame that we only know, perhaps, the pinnacle of an author’s work instead of his or her range and diversity. 641 more words


The Great Gatsby and Other Classics: Coming to a Coffee Table Near You

Just a few days back, I finally had time to check out the new independent bookstore in my city that everyone’s been raving about. With it being smack dab in the middle of college town, I wasn’t expecting too much. 675 more words


I'd Die For You and other lost stories: F. Scott Fitzgerald

I absolutely adore Fitzgerald’s writing, so was pleased to obtain this selection of short stories (and bit and pieces), woven together by Anne Margaret Daniel. I loved seeing samples of the original manuscripts, along with photographs of Fitzgerald from throughout his life. 459 more words


The Great Gatsby

“I hope she’ll be a fool — that’s the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” 389 more words

Book Reviews

You thought Gatsby had issues: The Sound and The Fury and why you should read it

I have a problem with The Great Gatsby. I don’t think it’s a bad book, but I don’t think that it’s a great one, either. 2,192 more words

Thought Piece

Day Tripper

Yesterday’s New York Times NY/Region section included a “Day Trip” feature to Westport.

Readers in the tri-state area — around the world, really — learned some interesting things about our town. 294 more words

Looking Back