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Memorable Lights from Literature

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34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books

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Big-Name Authors & Their Weird Jobs

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“I Am So Excited at Seeing You, Sir, that I Could Weep.”

On this date in 1928, Sylvia Beach, owner of Paris’s Shakespeare and Company bookstore, threw a dinner party for F. Scott Fitzgerald and James Joyce. Fitzgerald had been too awestruck to approach Joyce. Herbert Gorman, Joyce’s first biographer, was also … Continue reading

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Major Modernists Meet

On this date in 1925, Ernest Hemingway meets F. Scott Fitzgerald at the Dingo Bar in Paris.

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Fitzgerald Weds Flapper

On this date in 1920, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Zelda Sayre were married.

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Sold Out!

On this date in 1920, the first run of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s This Side of Paradise sold out, just three dates after its initial publication.

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How to Pick Your Literary Character Halloween Costume

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Halloween Costume Ideas from Famous Authors

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