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message 1: by Keith, Club Moderator (last edited Dec 21, 2017 07:49AM) (new)

Keith | 592 comments Mod
F. Scott Fitzgerald A Website I like posted an article "The reading list of F. Scott Fitzgerald". Apparently when he was laid up after a bout related to his alcoholism, he dictated to his nurse his recommended reading list. List and link to original article below. I've read 4 out of the 22 listed, and a few others I have on my TBR. FYI

Sister Carrie: Theodore Dreiser
The Life of Jesus: Ernest Renan
A Doll’s House: Henrik Ibsen
Winesburg, Ohio: Sherwood Anderson
The Old Wives’ Tale: Arnold Bennett
The Maltese Falcon: Dashiel Hammett
The Red and the Black: Stendahl
The Short Stories of Guy De Maupassant
An Outline of Abnormal Psychology: edited by Gardner Murphy
The Stories of Anton Chekhov
The Best American Humorous Short Stories
Victory: Joseph Conrad
The Revolt of the Angels: Anatole France
The Plays of Oscar Wilde
Sanctuary: William Faulkner
Within a Budding Grove: Marcel Proust
The Guermantes Way: Marcel Proust
Swann’s Way: Marcel Proust
South Wind: Norman Douglas
The Garden Party: Katherine Mansfield
War and Peace: Leo Tolstoy
John Keats and Percy Bysshe Shelley: Complete Poetical Works


message 2: by Cari, Club Moderator (new)

Cari (mambaitaliana) | 326 comments Mod
Another reading challenge? It’s almost a window into his life really. Great share.

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