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The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Henry Ford

He was a magnificent pioneer who made cars affordable and paid his workers well. But he also became an unsettling, terrible person. Richard Snow, the …

16 Things F. Scott Fitzgerald Doesn't Want You To Worry About

In 1933, Fitzgerald wrote an adorable letter to his daughter, who was away at camp. In it, he provided the secret to happiness.<p>August 8, 1933<p>Dear Pie:<p>I feel very strongly about you doing duty. Would you give me a little more documentation about your reading in French? I am glad you are happy — but …

Literature

EarthSky’s 2018 meteor shower guide

Plan ahead now for an awesome year of meteor-watching. Good news! In 2018, the year’s 2 most reliable showers – August Perseids and December Geminids …

Point of Retreat

• <b>Author:</b> Colleen Hoover<p>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Hopeless</i> and <i>Losing Hope.</i><p>Sometimes two people have to fall apart to realize just how much they belong together.<p>Colleen Hoover entranced readers everywhere with her bestselling novel <i>Slammed</i>, the book that introduced Layken and Will, …

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

• <b>Author:</b> Therese Anne Fowler<p><b>THE INSPIRATION FOR THE TELEVISION DRAMA Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING</b><p><i>I wish I could tell everyone who thinks we're ruined, Look closer…and you'll see something extraordinary, mystifying, something real and true. We have never been what we seemed.</i><p>When beautiful, reckless …

Gatsby may be great, but F Scott Fitzgerald is greater

You can't open a newspaper these days without finding someone writing about F Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. I'm not complaining. Gatsby is the …

Why “The Great Gatsby” Endures

I haven’t seen the new movie of “The Great Gatsby” yet; I’ve read the book many times and have always been fascinated by it, as much for what it isn’t as for what it is, as much for what it reveals about F. Scott Fitzgerald’s obsessions as for what it emphasizes about its time—and for what its …

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in April

<i>We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and more. Some are old, some are</i> …

Gillian Flynn on her bestseller Gone Girl and accusations of misogyny

The force that propels the reader through Gone Girl, Gillian Flynn's almost unpleasantly gripping psychological thriller about a marriage turned …

Winter of the World

• <b>Author:</b> Ken Follett<p>Ken Follett follows up his #1 New York Times bestseller Fall of Giants with a brilliant, page-turning epic about the heroism and honor of World War II, and the dawn of the atomic age. Ken Follett’s Fall of Giants, the first novel in his extraordinary new historical epic, The …

Scientists find key to ageing process in hypothalamus

Scientists have found a biological command centre for the ageing process in a lump of brain the size of a nut.<p>The US team identified the mechanism in …