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Fitzgerald's Gatsby reborn as a dancing lesbian

By Richard Ades

Is it possible to sprain your hands by clapping too hard? I came close to doing that during Shadowbox Live’s new dance-centered drama, … 1,094 more words


Literary Blind Spots: Hemingway and Fitzgerald

Despite being educated through university level in the United States, I’m better acquainted with British literature than American, in part due to my own predilections. Ernest Hemingway and F. 487 more words

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Book Review - Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi

Bruce Willis once observed that “art imitates life and, sometimes, life imitates art. It’s a weird combination of elements.” Ms. Nafisi took a much more unorthodox approach to that axiom in… 699 more words

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“…you have to develop a conscience and if on top of that you have talent so much the better. But if you have talent without conscience, you are just one of many thousand journalists.”

– F. Scott Fitzgerald


Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist but the ability to start over.
~  F. Scott Fitzgerald

He Said That? 8/19/16

From F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940), Irish-American novelist and short story writer, Tender is the Night, (1934):

Either you think — or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.


Hello lovely readers! As I’ve spent this morning reorganizing my bookshelves rather than writing blog posts, like I was supposed to do, I thought now would be the perfect time to give you a quick tour of my shelves. 1,044 more words