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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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
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)
 
Pretty but socially clueless Bernice lets her know-it-all cousin push her around, but eventually, something's gotta give! (Introduction by BellonaTimes)
 
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)
 
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 )
 
F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote, "There are no second acts in American lives," but there ARE on Second Acts Podcast. Join filmmaker and educator Sean Riley as he checks in on the second acts of some of the most memorable entertainers and public figures you may have forgotten.
 
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Here is another great story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Did you know… he was named after his famous second cousin who penned The Star Spangled Banner, Frances Scott Key? He traveled extensively in Paris and the French Riviera in the 1920s. He befriended great authors such as Ernest Hemingway during this period. Fitzgerald contributed stories to The ...…
 
Listen to me read you a short story to fall asleep to.
 
Our 242nd episode, which aired on March 11, 2018.Gerry O’Connor – Devanney’s Goat/Dr. Gilbert/Richard Dwyer’s, Time to TimeAndy M. Stewart & Manus Lunny – My Heart Belongs to She, At It AgainWe Banjo 3 – Aunt Jemima’s Plaster, String TheoryTalisk – Crossing, AbyssDavid Power – The Maids of Mount Cisco/The Old Pigeon on the Gate, The Eighteen Mo ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: A Warm Family ChristmasAuthor: F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Locke, Charles Dickens, Saki, Louisa May Alcott, O. HenryNarrator: Erin Maya Darke, James Mio, Blair Mellow, Jenny DayFormat: AbridgedLength: 1 hr and 16 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 01-24-0 ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Beautiful and DamnedAuthor: F. Scott FitzgeraldNarrator: E. TavanoFormat: UnabridgedLength: 12 hrs and 51 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 03-24-17Publisher: Lindhardt og RinghofRatings: 4 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Classics, World LiteraturePubli ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Paradise LostSubtitle: A Life of F. Scott FitzgeraldAuthor: David S. BrownNarrator: David ColacciFormat: UnabridgedLength: 15 hrs and 29 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 11-14-17Publisher: Tantor AudioRatings: 4.5 of 5 out of 7 votesGenres: Bios & Mem ...…
 
The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times n ...…
 
1st Hour Stanton FriedmanNuclear Physicist-Lecturer Stanton T. Friedman received his BSc. and MSc. Degrees in physics from the University of Chicago in 1955 and 1956. He was employed for 14 years as a nuclear physicist by such companies as GE, GM, Westinghouse, TRW Systems, Aerojet General Nucleonics, and McDonnell Douglas working in such highl ...…
 
This Side of Paradise is the debut novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. It was published in 1920. Taking its title from a line of Rupert Brooke's poem Tiare Tahiti, the book examines the lives and morality of post–World War I youth
 
1st Hour Stanton FriedmanNuclear Physicist-Lecturer Stanton T. Friedman received his BSc. and MSc. Degrees in physics from the University of Chicago in 1955 and 1956. He was employed for 14 years as a nuclear physicist by such companies as GE, GM, Westinghouse, TRW Systems, Aerojet General Nucleonics, and McDonnell Douglas working in such highl ...…
 
In this Episode of WLTP, Caro and Devin talk about The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald! It goes on a bit long but it's all good. Follow WLTP on Twitter! Like WLTP on Facebook! Rate Us and Subscribe to us on iTunes! -- Points of Discussion: A Brilliant Intro Pre-Conceived Jokes A Long Winded Tangent about Gay Names Is Gatsby Good? (yes) One M ...…
 
F. Scott Fitzgerald was the first Irish Catholic to become a major American novelist. He was fascinated with the glamourous life of the Jazz Age, yet profoundly affected by a culture of moralism. Fitzgerald’s stories revolve around the way vanity and materialism permeates American society, while his characters yearn for some form of spiritual e ...…
 
F. Scott Fitzgerald was the first Irish Catholic to become a major American novelist. He was fascinated with the glamourous life of the Jazz Age, yet profoundly affected by a culture of moralism. Fitzgerald’s stories revolve around the way vanity and materialism permeates American society, while his characters yearn for some form of spiritual e ...…
 
F. Scott Fitzgerald was the first Irish Catholic to become a major American novelist. He was fascinated with the glamourous life of the Jazz Age, yet profoundly affected by a culture of moralism. Fitzgerald’s stories revolve around the way vanity and materialism permeates American society, while his characters yearn for some form of spiritual e ...…
 
Deenie Hartzog-Mislock, formerly the copy director of Vogue, now a full-time freelance copywriter, essayist, and blogger, has one of the most unique "how did I get to be a writer" stories—it involves auditions and fishnets as much as it does F. Scott Fitzgerald. Here's Deenie on how "I don't have time" really means "I don't want it enough," the ...…
 
On this debut episode of We've Lost the Plot, Caro and Devin dive into the first book on the WLTP Docket: "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury! Our next book will be "The Great Gatsby" by F Scott Fitzgerald! So Read Along! -- Points of Discussion: Caro insults Ray Bradbury One Minute Recaps Changing Dialogue Exposition: Bad? or Bad? Captain America ...…
 
Wow, we can hardly believe this is really happening, but it is. Welcome to the Worth It podcast. This first episode is a conversation between my brother Dustin and me, Danielle. It's a snapshot of who we are, what we believe, and why we are doing this podcast. We are Millennials and we work in the financial industry and help people like you wit ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: Black Centipede ConfidentialAuthor: Chuck MillerNarrator: Chris GrallFormat: UnabridgedLength: 8 hrs and 43 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-12-17Publisher: RadioArchives.comGenres: Fiction, HistoricalPublisher's Summary:The year is 1932. The pla ...…
 
“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you're not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald • Literature is the mapping of our souls. It offers hope. Reporter Chelsea Pelchat starts off the show with a historical look at literature and its ramificatio ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Last CastleSubtitle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nations Largest HomeAuthor: Denise KiernanNarrator: Denise KiernanFormat: UnabridgedLength: 10 hrs and 18 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 09-26-17Publisher: Brilliance ...…
 
Writing is a strange beast. Everyone can do it, but very few can do it well. And those that can do it well often have very little cognizance as to what it is about their process that makes it click — F. Scott Fitzgerald died thinking he was a failure despite writing arguably the greatest book of the 20th century (The Great Gatsby). But author, ...…
 
In a sense author Jared Reck became a writer by teaching his middle school students the importance of writing. Listen in as Jared explains how he came to create his debut, A SHORT HISTORY OF THE GIRL NEXT DOOR.Episode Mentions: Oh, Say Can You Say? Garfield Calvin & Hobbes Dave Barry Mama Day Bailey's Cafe Hondo & Fabian Kiss Good Night Arnie, ...…
 
Set in Hollywood in 1936, 'The Last Tycoon' explores a pivotal time in American history. The Amazon original series, based on an unfinished novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, features a stellar cast and impeccable production values to tell a complex and compelling story set against the backdrop of a time when movie studios collaborated with Nazi Ger ...…
 
Today, we’ll talk about what really drives and motivates you. We’ll discuss how looking at the four Fs (Feelings, Facts, Focus and “Fruit”) around each of your goals can help to increase your motivation and drive.Finally, we’ll talk about how looking at the four Fs can help you to achieve your goals regularly, quickly and powerfully.POINT #1: A ...…
 
And we’re off! It took us between 10 and a million hours to create 32 minutes of usable audio for episode 001. Is this normal? Oh well. The important thing is F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby--#1 on the list of most essential novels of the 20th century and one of our personal faves! In this, our maiden episode, we’re talking love, loss, t ...…
 
It's children's fiction king-pin Steven Butler, with his writing routine!Steven is an actor, a singer, a voice-over artist, a passionate cook and somehow finds time to jot down some best-selling books. In this episode, we'll find out how he organises his day to keep creative and focused, while doing about a billion different projects.Steven wri ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The Ice PalaceAuthor: F. Scott FitzgeraldNarrator: William CoonFormat: UnabridgedLength: 56 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-22-17Publisher: PaperlessGenres: Classics, American LiteraturePublisher's Summary:"The Ice Palace" is a modernist short s ...…
 
Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://audiobookspace.com/free Titel: Das OriginalAutor:: John GrishamErzähler: Charles BrauerFormat: AbridgedSpieldauer: 10 hrs and 1 minSprache: DeutschVeröffentlichungsdatum: 08-21-17Herausgeber: Random House Audio, DeutschlandKategorien: Mysteries & Thrillers, Modern DetectiveZusammenfassung ...…
 
Hören Sie sich dieses volle Hörbuch kostenlos bei http://audiobookspace.com/free Titel: Das OriginalAutor:: John GrishamErzähler: Charles BrauerFormat: UnabridgedSpieldauer: 11 hrs and 50 minsSprache: DeutschVeröffentlichungsdatum: 08-18-17Herausgeber: Random House Audio, DeutschlandBewertung: 5 von 5 von 1 StimmenKategorien: Mysteries & Thrill ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonAuthor: F. Scott FitzgeraldNarrator: Mike VendettiFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hrLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 08-08-17Publisher: PaperlessRatings: 5 of 5 out of 1 votesGenres: Classics, American LiteraturePublisher' ...…
 
In Episode 3, Gossip Girl guru Jo Bromilow joins Nathanael to talk Amazon's The Last Tycoon, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's final, unfinished novel. Is it the new Mad Men? They also look back at BBC Three's Being Human and recommend two contrasting films to watch after Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk.
 
In Episode 3, Gossip Girl guru Jo Bromilow joins Nathanael to talk Amazon's The Last Tycoon, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's final, unfinished novel. Is it the new Mad Men? They also look back at BBC Three's Being Human and recommend two contrasting films to watch after Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk.
 
The great American novel? The great American film? Oh wait Baz Luhrmann is Australian... whoops! But regardless, let's also go back to a "simpler" time when all rich people had to do with their time was ruin other people's lives ;-P Theme song by Blake Schmidtberger LINKS: IMDB, Buy the book Permalink…
 
For over a decade Alan Gratz has been writing YA & MG novels. This summer he releases his 13th, Refugee (July 25th) & 14th, Ban This Book (Aug 29th). In this episode Alan takes us through his journey as a writer.Episode Mentions: Tuck Everlasting The Hobbit The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Animal Farm University of Tennessee Samurai Shortst ...…
 
Today’s guest, Marshall Wayne, is known for his dark-and-gray style when it comes to branding. Marshall helps his customers build their image through unique, powerful, and compelling advertising concepts. His clients include authors, coaches, consultants, and other high-end groups and organizations. He is the director of an advertising agency h ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://audiobookspace.com/free Title: The Curious Case of Benjamin ButtonAuthor: F. Scott FitzgeraldNarrator: Michael WardFormat: UnabridgedLength: 58 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 07-17-17Publisher: Michael WardGenres: Classics, American LiteraturePublisher's Summary:This short stor ...…
 
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 ...…
 
Listen to this audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: The Corpse as Big as the RitzSubtitle: Esquire, August 1973Author: Ron RosenbaumNarrator: L. J. GanserFormat: UnabridgedLength: 1 hr and 50 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 06-27-17Publisher: Audible StudiosGenres: Nonfiction, True CrimePublisher's Su ...…
 
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