The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald (1925)

They were careless people...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....    If I didn't feel obligated to read this book for Jazz Age June, I probably …

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#JazzAgeJune! Link Post

Welcome to this very special June where we celebrate the Flappers, Art Deco, silent movies and 'talkies,' brilliant books and maybe a gangster or two during that crazy decade, the 1920s. Participation is easy--this event is not strictly about books: films, plays, music, sports, pop culture and anything else you can think of that happened …

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#JazzAgeJune A Reading Event!

  "The restlessness approached hysteria. The parties were bigger. The shows were bigger. The pace was faster,...the buildings higher, the morals looser." F. Scott Fitzgerald I am teaming up with Fanda of Fanda Classiclit (and creator of the wonderful poster above) for Jazz Age June, a reading event from June 1-30, that explores the 1920s …

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