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The 90th Anniversary of ‘The Great Gatsby’


"My characters are all Scott Fitzgerald. Even the feminine characters," the complex author reckoned. Read More »

Faulkner Society’s Words and Music Literary Feast in New Orleans

Basilica of St. Louis King of France, Jackson Square, New Orleans.

The joy of this "feast" is that one has the opportunity to see the beauties of New Orleans because the events are held in various venues, all incomparable because they are centered in and around the unique French Quarter. Read More »

F. Scott Fitzgerald ‘s Fiction and Self-Creation

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Ernest Hemingway referred to Fitzgerald as "the great tragedy of talent in our bloody generation." Read More »

Fashion Doll: Once Upon a Zombie’s Belle


Belle from One Upon a Zombie is an excellent addition to the collection of anyone who loves fashion dolls, the undead, or all of the above. Read More »

Meet RoboCop: He’s a Modern Frankenstein Monster

Credit: SONY Pictures

When man uses technology for bad purposes, we don't have a reduction in crime. We merely replace one evil for another. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Street to Street’ by Brian Castro


A complex novel that begins and ends with language and its power. Read More »

Why All College Students Should Be English Majors


All colleges and universities should mandate that every student declare a dual major – English and something else of their choice. Read More »

Book Review: Bread of the Lost by Philomena van Rijswijk


Philomena van Rijswijk’s poetry is a sensual treat. As with her fiction, there seems to be no topic off-limits; no intimacy she isn’t willing to explore. Read More »

Book Review: Elemental by Amanda Curtin


Margaret Duthie Tulloch is a storyteller whose bedtime tales of Fish Meggie, the Gutting Girl from the Top of the World, delight her granddaughter Laura, her “lambsie”. She promises to write those stories down for Laura, and though her Lambsie has grown up and Meggie is dying, she manages to write it all out, but rather than a series of ... Read More »

Interview: R. Barri Flowers, Author of Before He Kills Again

R. Barri Flowers is an award winning criminologist and internationally bestselling author of more than sixty books. Read More »