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Oheka Castle: Stomping Ground of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Taylor Swift

In the summer of 1922, F. Scott Fitzgerald sat every day in the sun-dappled studio above the garage of his and Zelda’s Long Island house and laid down the foundations of his novel, The Great Gatsby. He was drawing on life as he saw it around him, in those enclaves on Long Island Sound where the richest people in the world built the biggest ...

10 Great Works of Literature About Los Angeles

The city known for churning out fantastical versions of life via film tends toward a darker sensibility in its fiction. Of course, when it's been in a more sullen mood, the Hollywood machine has adapted a good number of these novels to the silver screen. Here are 10 great novels about Los Angeles... *Flung uses affiliate links in this ...

Inventing Gatsby: F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Long Island House

It’s become somewhat of a national pastime to recreate the milieu of F. Scott Fitzgerald, especially in the summer months, when flapper dresses and resurrected cocktails are easiest to flaunt. And so I know I am not alone when I repeatedly fall hard for the mythos surrounding him. That Fitzgerald represents both the apex of glamour and its ...