Tag Archives: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literary Road Trips

For the last century, American road trips have inspired authors to write great novels and memoirs based on their travels by car, bus, or motorcycle. From F. Scott Fitzgerald to Jack Kerouac the open road has launched a special form … Continue reading

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What’s In A Title

Many thanks to Lucy from Jonkers Rare Books in lovely Henley-on-Thames for this wonderful infographic. If you can’t get to the UK, you can still visit the terrific bookshop via their website.

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Hemingway the Hoarder

Ernest Hemingway was one of the 20th century’s greatest writers, but he was also a big time hoarder. A new exhibition, “Ernest Hemingway: Between Two Wars”, at New York City’s grand Morgan Library and Museum is packed with examples of … Continue reading

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F. Scott Redesigned

The release of Baz Luhrman’s bastardized film version of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s masterpiece The Great Gatsby this year stirred renewed interest in the iconic Jazz Age author’s novels. And, of course, we saw a number of new print editions of Fitzgerald’s … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th is so random

psst…here’s that bookporn you’ve been looking for xxx Vedi Napoli e poi muori or just visit the creepy Bourbon Tunnels. Margaret Atwood has a new book out and has taken the time to discuss horror fiction over blueberry pie right … Continue reading

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She’s No Angel

Pulp ! The Classics is a brilliant new imprint from Oldcastle Books that offers iconic novels with cleverly reimagined pulp fiction-style retro covers. The lighthearted, tongue-in-cheek cover art is currently featured on such classic titles as The Great Gatsby, Tess … Continue reading

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Winter Dreams

F. Scott Fitzgerald died 71 years ago yesterday of a massive heartattack. He was just 44 years old. This brilliant documentary, F. Scott Fitzgerald: Winter Dreams, was produced for the PBS series American Masters. The inventive film has no traditional … Continue reading

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