Blustery September Saturdays mean it’s time to dig out F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s masterpiece The Bowl again for an annual reading. This is not The Cut-Glass Bowl, Fitzgerald’s more famous (and gloomier) …..
Posts tagged: American Literature
In July the John F. Kennedy Library presented digital versions of Ernest Hemingway’s childhood scrapbooks.
Writer Charles Bukowski was born in Germany on 16 August 1920. He was drunk by 17 August 1920.
There’s a good feature in Vanity Fair about writer and high society gossipmonger Gore Vidal.
In 1947 Kurt Vonnegut drew up a contract with his wife — he didn’t want her to “nag, heckle or otherwise disturb” him.
The film adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On the Road is coming to a theater near you. If you live near Cannes. The ads boast Kristen Stewart as one of the stars. The Twilight star is once again torn between two lovers, except this time they pretty much love each other.
The Poe Museum in Richmond, Virginia currently has an exhibit that includes a rare photo of his young wife, Virginia. At least they think it’s her.