July 4th: Appreciating American Authors

July 4th: Appreciating American Authors

by Lewis Saddington July 03, 2020 2 min read 0 Comments

A very happy Independence Day to all of our US customers out there! Today is a day to appreciate all things American - and, of course, as an online vintage bookstore, authors are at the top of our list! There are many titans of classic American literature covering a wide range of genres. Today we're going to be taking a look at just a few, and appreciating all they left for us to enjoy even long after their time.
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The Life and Literature of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Life and Literature of F. Scott Fitzgerald

by ami baker September 19, 2019 4 min read 0 Comments

With only five novels written during his lifetime (including one unfinished novel, but not including shorts stories and novellas), F. Scott Fitzgerald left us with more to love, cherish, and appreciate than many could with one thousand written works due to the quality of his storytelling. Though not without his personal troubles (his life was tragically cut short by a heart attack at the age of 44 due to poor health and alcoholism), it's often the most troubled minds that leave us with the most inspirational and impressive works of art. With his birthday just around the corner on September 24th, it's time celebrate this revered writer by exploring his ultimate success and re-discovering why he is rightfully remembered as one of the greatest American authors of the 20th century.
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