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3 Kiddie Pool Classics or 3 Easy-to-Read Classics that Shouldn't Scare the Pants off of You

Hey all! Today is the day you’ve been waiting for. The day I offend literati all over the inter web by comparing books that are stained with their (AND MY!) tears of adoration, to the shallow end of a pool. 977 more words


Jazz in the Shadow of Scott Fitzgerald: Welbourne Farm, Virginia

An annual trip to Loudoun County, Virginia, where a Civil War era farmhouse serves as the unexpected home for annual festivals of music and dancing. 1,423 more words


The Great Gatsby - Book Review

Growing up outside of the USA puts me in at a disadvantage when it comes to lots of things that I could relate to, but unless someone mentions it to me, I wouldn’t have an idea (bands, movies, books, you get the idea). 214 more words


witch coven attire, featuring gatsby.

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” 6 more words


If 2015 was your Mother

During one of many rainy, Canadian spring days, I made my way to the book store in hopes of finding a book good enough to have with a side of coffee and my favourite arm chair. 486 more words


Why the Techno-optimists Are Wrong - By Martin Wolf - July/August 2015 Issue

Belief in “the green light, the orgiastic future that year by year recedes before us,” as F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote in The Great Gatsby, is a characteristic American trait. 307 more words