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“HE: (Suddenly) I don’t want to fall in love with you——
SHE: (Raising her eyebrows) Nobody asked you to.”

and then…

They slipped briskly into an intimacy from which they never recovered.”

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Quotes

Fitzgerald and Salinger

F. Scott Fitzgerald and JD Salinger are two of my favorite authors. I’ve read almost everything by these two men and most of it is quite enjoyable and own almost all the books they published. 244 more words

Books

Stupid Rich

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy—they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast carelessness, or whatever it was that kept them together, and let other people clean up the mess they had made.” 1,078 more words

When Flappers Go Bad

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Treatment of Zelda and the Appropriation of Her Writing

To say that F. Scott Fitzgerald had a complicated relationship with women is an understatement. 2,696 more words

Whaaaaa? - people were shallow before facebook?

The next person I hear trotting out the lazy cliche that the superficiality of social media relationships is destroying the fabric of our society, will have a copy of ‘The Great Gatsby’ thrust into their hands and be told to get reading.   274 more words

Reading

Chaplin's Angst

A “Profile” piece by Frank Waldo (aka “Searchlight”) in the May 23, 1925 issue took a look at the 36-year-old Charlie Chaplin and his “magical popularity,” recounting how he was nearly “devoured” by an adoring crowd in Paris (Chaplin was decorated by the French government in 1921 for his film work and made Officer of the… 620 more words

The New Yorker Magazine