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Troubles in Adaptation: The 2013 Adaptation of THE GREAT GATSBY

With class divides growing ever more troubling, a reader considers the failure of THE GREAT GATSBY adaptation to translation of Fitzgerald's commentary.

Quotes on Race and Class from THE GREAT GATSBY

A roundup of quotes examining classism and racism through the characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic, THE GREAT GATSBY.

Finding the Right Time for the Classics

"Every book has the right time and place in one’s life." Is it better to wait for the right time and place to read daunting books like the classics?

Literary Quotes for Autumn

"Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall." - F. Scott Fitzgerald

Literature’s Greatest Parties

Ahead of the festive season, enjoy a round up literature's most lavish and exciting parties.

Teaching My Husband to Read

When a partner who doesn't read suddenly asks for a book rec, you get to work!

The Editor: Author’s Handmaiden or Creator of Content?

editor author relationship Maxwell Perkins Gordon Lish Ezra Pound F. Scott Fitzgerald Ernest Hemingway T.S. Eliot

Literary Tourism: Southern Literary Trail

Books We Read Too Soon

From too scary to too sexy: books we read too soon to really appreciate them.

Jersey Shore Goes Gatsby: Snooki’s Bookish Wedding