Category: Jazz Age

Thoughts: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 11 I first read Gentlemen Prefer Blondes in graduate school (2007?), as part of a 20th Century American Literature class. I loved that class, and the professor, because we read primarily… Continue Reading “Thoughts: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by Anita Loos”

Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Final Verdict: 4.0 out of 4.0 YTD: 37 Plot/Story: 4 – Plot/Story is interesting/believable and impactful (socially, academically, etc.) Nick Carraway, our “honest” narrator, is a small-town, Midwestern boy who once spent some time in New York… Continue Reading “Review: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald”

Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald

Save  Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald Final Verdict: 3.5 out of 4.0 YTD: 16 Plot/Story: 3 – Plot/Story is interesting & believable. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was the troubled wife of F. Scott Fitzgerald, one of the most famous American writers of all-time.  Save… Continue Reading “Review: Save Me the Waltz by Zelda Fitzgerald”