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Selected Short Stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 
A shy and dowdy country girl, Berenice feels socially inept beside her vivacious and sophisticated cousin, Marjorie. But Marjorie decides to groom her and when Berenice turns out better than she expected, Marjorie is delighted, till Berenice catches the eye of one of Marjorie's own faithful admirers. Will Berenice remain the timid and diffident country girl, or will her newfound success give her courage? Lois, a young girl engaged to be married, suddenly becomes unsure about the relationship ...
 
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This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 
A romantic and witty novel that has weathered time to remain one of America’s classic pieces. In the shadows of the great Gatsby is another brilliant novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This book is evidence to Fitzgerald’s literal genius because it was written by the author in his twenties to mirror his experiences at the time. It paints a picture of what it was like to be a young man or woman in the 20th century and in the wake of the First World War. The book is set on a foundation of socialist ...
 
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 
A life lived backwards, with events happening in reverse order forms the strange and unexpected framework of one of F Scott Fitzgerald's rare short stories. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button was published in Collier's in 1927 and the idea came to Fitzgerald apparently from a quote of Mark Twain's in which he regretted that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst at the end. Fitzgerald's concept of using this notion and turning the normal sequence of life on its head resul ...
 
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Flappers and Philosophers by FITZGERALD, F. Scott
 
Flappers and Philosophers was the first collection of short stories written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, published in 1920. It includes eight stories:* "The Offshore Pirate"* "The Ice Palace"* "Head and Shoulders"* "The Cut-Glass Bowl"* "Bernice Bobs Her Hair"* "Benediction"* "Dalyrimple Goes Wrong"* "The Four Fists"(Introduction by Wikipedia)
 
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Tales of the Jazz Age by FITZGERALD, F. Scott
 
Tales of the Jazz Age (1922) is a collection of eleven short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Divided into three separate parts, according to subject matter, it includes one of his better-known short stories, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button". Several of the stories had also been published earlier, independently, in either The Metropolitan, Saturday Evening Post, Smart Set, Collier's, Chicago Tribune, or Vanity Fair. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
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Bernice Bobs Her Hair by FITZGERALD, F. Scott
 
Pretty but socially clueless Bernice lets her know-it-all cousin push her around, but eventually, something's gotta give! (Introduction by BellonaTimes)
 
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This Side of Paradise by FITZGERALD, F. Scott
 
This Side of Paradise is the debut novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Published in 1920, and taking its title from a line of the Rupert Brooke poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post-World War I youth. Its protagonist, Amory Blaine, is a wealthy and attractive Princeton University student who dabbles in literature and has a series of romances that eventually lead to his disillusionment. In his later novels, Fitzgerald would further develop the book's theme of love warp ...
 
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Ice Palace (version 3), The by FITZGERALD, F. Scott
 
The story is about Sally Carrol Happer, a young southern woman from the fictional city of Tarleton, Georgia, who becomes engaged one summer to Harry Bellamy, a man from an unspecified northern town. The following winter, on a visit to Harry's home town to meet Harry's family, Sally Carrol begins to have second thoughts... ( Summary by BellonaTimes, with help from Wikipedia )
 
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Fleet Foxes perform live songs from Crack Up, their first album in 6 years. According to lead singer Robin Pecknold, it's the kind of record he's always wanted to create. A lot has changed since Fleet Foxes' last album, 2011's Helplessness Blues. Former drummer Josh Tillman left the band to focus on being Father John Misty, while Robin Pecknold ...…
 
The Birnbaum’s Life Story Today we’re telling you a story out of Israel. But like most stories from Israel, it doesn’t begin there. This story centers around Ervin and Hadassa Birnbaum. It’s a story that includes at least five countries, several languages and one very big war, World War II. Episode 1 https://ranlevi.podbean.com/mf/play/dw499f/S ...…
 
On this week's Two Month Review, Chad and Brian talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald and Tender Is the Night, puzzles, how to properly introduce the show, the Modern Library list of top 100 novels of the twentieth century, Booth Tarkington, and much more more. Feel free to comment on this episode--or on the book in general--either on this post, or at ...…
 
On this week's Two Month Review, Chad and Brian talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald and Tender Is the Night, puzzles, how to properly introduce the show, the Modern Library list of top 100 novels of the twentieth century, Booth Tarkington, and much more more. Feel free to comment on this episode--or on the book in general--either on this post, or at ...…
 
Bungou Stray Dogs pulls out all the stops as The Baka Club readies up to take on the second season of this anime using literary writers from history and turning them into super human crime fighters! This season brings in the evil American writers like F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Steinbeck and even H.P. Lovecraft. But will this new twist make us l ...…
 
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald
 
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What Book Hooked You?
 
In this episode author Kate Scelsa tells how the book that hooked her was an inspiration to her debut release Fans of the Impossible Life and how her performance in an 8 hour play base on The Great Gatsby helps get her book finished. Episode Mentions Brideshead Revisited BBC miniseries of Brideshead Revisited Fans of the Impossible Life Elevato ...…
 
John Grisham has sold more than 300 million copies of his books and has had 29 consecutive No. 1 books on the New York Times fiction bestsellers list. His latest novel, Camino Island , is about a heist of the original manuscripts of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novels and the efforts to retrieve them.By joe@wamc.org (Joe Donahue).
 
I love to read. I understand that not everyone loves to read, but I want to make an appeal that more of us make reading a regular part of our lives. Reading engages our God-given minds and bodies in a way that is different than when we watch movies or television shows. Not everyone needs to be an avid reader, but I suggest that each of us takes ...…
 
John Grisham is the author of 38 books, including his latest novel, Camino Island. “A Time to Kill didn’t sell. It just didn’t sell. There was never any talk of going back for a second printing. No talk of paper back. No foreign deal. It was a flop. And I told my wife, I said, ‘Look, I’m gonna do it one more time. I’m gonna write one more book… ...…
 
Tom Jolly is responsible for overseeing The New York Times newspaper as the Associate Masthead Editor. He's witnessed a great deal of change over the past two decades at The Times. We talk about everything from the evolution of journalism to alternative facts, real-time fact checking and how to disconnect and keep your mind healthy. Tom led the ...…
 
The book Saint Paul Almanac was created in 2005 to bring together the diverse community of Saint Paul, Minnesota through literary arts. In 2017, the Saint Paul Almanac released their 11th volume, On A Collected Path.On A Collected Path is a collection of stories and artwork and is celebrated by being read at various venues throughout Saint Paul ...…
 
From the 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature in East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Jeffrey Swenson (Hiram College) presents his paper "Defending the Revolt from the Village: Reinforcing Sinclair Lewis in the Age of Trump." Dr. Marcia Noe (University of Tennessee Chattanooga), Jon Lauck, and the audience respond.Je ...…
 
The book Saint Paul Almanac was created in 2005 to bring together the diverse community of Saint Paul, Minnesota through literary arts. In 2017, the Saint Paul Almanac released their 11th volume, On A Collected Path.On A Collected Path is a collection of stories and artwork and is celebrated by being read at various venues throughout Saint Paul ...…
 
Make your summer a little classier by pairing the The Rose Colored Glass champagne cocktail with a book of the great F. Scott Fitzgerald's lost stories! Share your favorite summer spots and upcoming beach reads on social with hashtag #WhatBeachWhatBook!
 
Helen Lederer, Thomas Mogford, Orlando Ortega-Medina and Ross Welford join our host David Freeman for this episode of Ex Libris After Dark, recorded in front of a live audience in Blackwell’s Bookshop, Oxford on the 24th of April 2017 Helen Lederer – comedian, actor and author. Her first novel, Losing it, has been described as ‘A wickedly amusi ...…
 
The sensational new thriller from bestselling author John Grisham. The most daring and devastating heist in literary history targets a high security vault located deep beneath Princeton University.Valued at $25 million (though some would say priceless) the five manuscripts of F Scott Fitzgerald's only novels are amongst the most valuable in the ...…
 
This week, Jeremy Garber from Powells Books joins Chad and Brian to discuss the first section of Rodrigo Fresán's The Invented Part. This section, entitled "The Real Character," introduces us to the main character of the book--known here as The Boy, and later as The Writer--as well as some of the major themes of the novel. Wide-ranging and very ...…
 
This week, Jeremy Garber from Powells Books joins Chad and Brian to discuss the first section of Rodrigo Fresán's The Invented Part. This section, entitled "The Real Character," introduces us to the main character of the book--known here as The Boy, and later as The Writer--as well as some of the major themes of the novel. Wide-ranging and very ...…
 
http://aarongansky.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/e179twentyRulesforWritingaNovelPt2.mp3 Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. ASK THE AUTHOR: From Craig Cook via the interwebs: I have a work with two equal weight protagonists, I don’t want one over the other as more central. Whichever I start with will be given emphasis to my r ...…
 
University of London Professor and noted scholar of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Dr. Sarah Churchwell, speaks with Travel Hour host Matthew Stevenson about the 1925 great American novel, The Great Gatsby, and its many worlds
 
Dave Page discusses the life and writings F. Scott Fitzgerald, in addition to, his latest work, F.Scott Fitzgerald In Minnesota: The Writer & His Friends At Home, published by University of Minnesota Press.
 
"He and this Wolfsheim bought up a lot of side-street drug-stores here and in Chicago and sold grain alcohol over the counter. That's one of his little stunts. I picked him for a bootlegger the first time I saw him, and I wasn't far wrong." -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby George Remus was born on November 13th 1876 in Germany to Frank an ...…
 
THN Episode 39 Show Notes Music by Bensound at http://www.bensound.com Rangers highlights courtesy of MSG Network. Bruins highlights courtesy of NESN. Hurricanes highlights courtesy of Fox Sports Carolinas. Other highlights and clips courtesy of NBC, NBC Sports Network, CBC, Sportsnet, and the National Hockey League. Opening Headlines: Round 2 ...…
 
With Anne Margaret Daniel, editor of I’d Die For You and Other Lost Stories, and Sarah Churchwell, author of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of the Great Gatsby.Presented by Sam Leith.
 
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BooksPlus - Separate stories podcast
 
A new collection of stories from the great American author show him in a new light; the flappers and the champagne are gone, and in their place are dark stories of war, sex and suicide.
 
The Girl on the Train writer Paula Hawkins talks about her new novel Into The Water
 
The Girl on the Train writer Paula Hawkins talks about her new novel Into The Water
 
William Helmreich has walked every block of New York City's five boroughs to get a better understanding of the city and the 8 million people that call it home. He is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at City College. He has also written 16 books including, The Things they Say Behind your Back; Against All Odds: Holocaust Survivors and ...…
 
Vicky and Joe discuss why having a scarcity mindset can be so toxic for you and your wellbeing. Have you ever been so poor where money was the only thing you could think about? Well, those thoughts help you get off your butt and take action, but they can have awful consequences if you have this scarcity/survivor mode for too long. In fact, you ...…
 
Arthur Miller, Edward Albee, and schooldays – we’ve got it all in episode 37 (depending on your definition of ‘all’). http://www.stuckinabook.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Tea-or-Books-episode-37.mp3 In the first half of this episode, we meander around the topic of whether or not studying a book at school ruins them for us. The topic was sugge ...…
 
This week on the MashReads Podcast, we read and discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic The Great Gatsby. Then, inspired by Gatsby's place in the canon of books we all read in high school, we chat about our favorite high school books including Lord Of The Flies by William Golding, Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, and Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Sal ...…
 
No Fiona this week as Mark welcomes his musician pal Joe Tortomasi to the studio. They get downright crafty, talking about making music, day drinking, cheating in school and other petty childhood crimes over a couple delicious "F. Scott Fitzgerald Magic Lantern" Martinis. Want Mark's special Recipe? I thought you'd never ask.- a bunch of Gin- a ...…
 
Play in iTunes/Podcasts App View in Google Play View in Stitcher Download “I think the world has brainwashed us into believing in limitations that really aren’t so.” — Jake Ducey Greetings, SuperFriends! Today we’re joined by Jake Ducey, a 3-time author and speaker on the topics of leadership, human potential, and motivation. Though Jake is act ...…
 
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