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F. Scott Fitzgerald

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  • Scott Walker to pen book with 'torture apologist'

    Scott Walker to pen book with 'torture apologist'
    Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is drawing heat over his choice of ghostwriter for a forthcoming book. As the National Review online reported, Walker will team up with former George W. Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen on the book, which according to a source...
  • Random House sees 'Fifty Shades' of profit, thanks to E.L. James

    Random House sees 'Fifty Shades' of profit, thanks to E.L. James
    Publishing giant Random House posted record profits last year, Publisher's Weekly reports. Thanks to E.L. James' "Fifty Shades" trilogy, revenue at the Bertelsmann-owned publisher exceeded $420 million in 2012 -- up a staggering 75% from the year before....
  • Basquiat book in the works to feature unseen archives, art

    Basquiat book in the works to feature unseen archives, art
    Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is back -- despite dying in 1988 at age 27. On the first day it was open, more than 4,000 people turned out to see a show of his work at Gagosian Gallery in New York in February. His notebooks will be exhibited at Paris'...
  • 'Great Gatsby' to open Cannes Film Festival

    'Great Gatsby' to open Cannes Film Festival
    It's only fitting: F. Scott Fitzgerald lived in the south of France, and now his most famous character, Gatsby, is heading there. Baz Luhrmann's adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" will open the Cannes Film Festival on May 15, festival organizers announced...
  • Prefer not to? Kevin Smokler says you should reread 'Bartleby'

    Prefer not to? Kevin Smokler says you should reread 'Bartleby'
    It's almost as if Kevin Smokler found himself in 30-something detention: well into adulthood, he was sentenced to go back and re-read the books he read in high school English class. He might have escaped if he hadn't been passing notes in class written...
  • Live like F. Scott Fitzgerald: Buy his Baltimore town house

    Live like F. Scott Fitzgerald: Buy his Baltimore town house
    What does it take to throw Jazz Age parties like Scottie and Zelda? Bathtub gin? A Victrola playing the Charleston? How about their very own Baltimore town house? F. Scott Fitzgerald's town house at 1307 Park Ave. in Baltimore is up for sale. For $450,...
  • Claremont announces shortlist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award

    Claremont announces shortlist for the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award
    Claremont Graduate University on Thursday named three poets as finalists for its Kingsley Tufts Award. With a $100,000 prize, the Kingsley Tufts award is one of the most significant awards given to an American poet; previous recipients include D.A....
  • China's surprise bestseller: 'Finnegan's Wake' by James Joyce

    China's surprise bestseller: 'Finnegan's Wake' by James Joyce
    Readers in China have been snapping up copies of James Joyce's notoriously difficult novel "Finnegan's Wake," published in Chinese for the first time. Its publisher says that the first print run sold out in five weeks. The Associated Press reports...
  • All of these covers are just like the others

    All of these covers are just like the others
    Welcome to the first book meme of 2013: the charred cover. It happens sometimes -- a cluster of books arrive with covers that bear a resemblance to one another. During the chick-lit era, there were scads of novels with illustrations of high heels,...
  • For the record

    "Gatz": An article and a photo caption in the Nov. 27 Calendar section about the play "Gatz" and an article in the Nov. 25 Calendar section about marathon plays said that actors Scott Shepherd and Ben Williams alternate the role of Nick Carraway in the...
  • In search of 'Jewish Jocks'

    In search of 'Jewish Jocks'
    Mention the phrase "Jewish sports legends" and you'll probably conjure up familiar suspects: Sandy Koufax, Mark Spitz, maybe that joke from "Airplane." You're more likely to omit Sidney Franklin, a matador from Brooklyn (real last name: Frumpkin), or...