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F. Scott Fitzgerald

Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born in 1896 in St. Paul, Minnesota. He attended Princeton University, where he began writing what would become his first novel, This Side of Paradise. He left Princeton to join the army during World War I, though the war ended shortly after his enlistment. This Side of Paradise, published in 1920, was a critical and financial success and was followed the same year by his first story collection, Flappers and Philosophers, followed by Tales of the Jazz Age in 1922. Fitzgerald went on to publish three more novels—The Beautiful and Damned, The Great Gatsby, and Tender...

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The Beautiful and Damned
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Introduction by Kermit Vanderbilt
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | October 2011
$25.00/29.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-119407-3 (0-14-119407-3)

These sumptuous new hardback editions mark the 70th anniversary of Fitzgerald's death. Anthony and Gloria are the essence of Jazz Age glamour. A brilliant and magnetic couple, they fling themselves at life with an energy that is thrilling. New York is a playground where they dance and drink for days on... Read more






The Beautiful and Damned
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Afterword by Ruth Prigozy, Introduction by Jay Parini
Signet | Paperback | February 2007
$7.95/10.45(Canada) | 978-0-451-53043-1 (0-451-53043-8)

The classic novel of greed and vice from F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Set in an era of intoxicating excitement and ruinous excess, changing manners and challenged morals, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s second novel chronicles the lives of Harvard-educated Anthony Patch and his beautiful, willful wife, Gloria. This bitingly ironic story eerily foretells the fate... Read more






The Beautiful and Damned
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2010
$12.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47635-7 (0-307-47635-9)

F. Scott Fitzgerald's second novel, which brilliantly satirizes a doomed and glamorous marriage, anticipated the master stroke—The Great Gatsby—that would follow, and marks a key moment in the writer’s career. Would-be Jazz Age aristocrats Anthony and Gloria Patch embody the corrupt high society of 1920s New York: they are beautiful, shallow, pleasure-seeking...

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The Beautiful and Damned
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Hortense Calisher
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | February 2002
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75964-2 (0-375-75964-6)

Introduction by Hortense Calisher
Commentary by Edmund Wilson, Henry Seidel Canby, and Arthur Mizener
 
Fitzgerald’s second novel, a devastating portrait of the excesses of the Jazz Age, is a largely autobiographical depiction of a glamorous, reckless Manhattan couple and their spectacular spiral into tragedy. Published on the heels of This...

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The Beautiful and Damned
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Kermit Vanderbilt
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | April 1998
$14.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-118087-8 (0-14-118087-0)

"We know the old adage about judging books by their covers, but how could you not when the covers are as lovely as these?" —Vogue (U.K.)

The jacket design by Coralie Bickford-Smith reflects the elegance and glamour of the Art Deco period paired with the modern aesthetic of mechanical repetition. Each jacket comes...

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The Best Early Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edited by Bryant Mangum, Foreword by Roxana Robinson
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | November 2005
$9.95/13.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7477-5 (0-8129-7477-8)

Edited and with an Introduction by Bryant Mangum
Foreword by Roxana Robinson

Benediction • Head and Shoulders • Bernice Bobs Her Hair • The Ice Palace • The Offshore Pirate • May Day • The Jelly Bean • The Diamond as Big as the Ritz • Winter Dreams • Absolution

In the euphoric months... Read more






The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Patrick O'Donnell, Noted by Patrick O'Donnell
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | August 2008
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-310549-7 (0-14-310549-3)

The inspiration for the major motion picture starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett, plus eighteen other stories by the beloved author of The Great Gatsby

In the title story of this collection by one of America’s greatest writers, a baby born in 1860 begins life as an old man and proceeds to... Read more






Flappers and Philosophers
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2009
$10.00/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-307-47452-0 (0-307-47452-6)

Flappers and Philosophers was published in 1920 on the heels of Fitzgerald’s sensational debut, This Side of Paradise, and anticipated themes in The Great Gatsby. This iconic collection marks the writer’s entry into short fiction, and contains some of his most famous early stories, including “Bernice Bobs Her Hair,” “The Ice...

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Tales of the Jazz Age
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | October 2011
$25.00/33.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119747-0 (0-14-119747-1)

'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' sees a baby born in 1860 begin life as an old man and then age backwards. F. Scott Fitzgerald hinted at this kind of inversion when he called his era 'a generation grown up to find all Gods dead, all wars fought, all faiths in... Read more






Tales of the Jazz Age
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Vintage | Trade Paperback | August 2010
$11.00/12.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47637-1 (0-307-47637-5)

Evoking the Jazz-Age world that would later appear in his masterpiece, The Great Gatsby, this essential Fitzgerald collection contains some of the writer’s most famous and celebrated stories. In “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,” an extraordinary child is born an old man, growing younger as the world ages around him...

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This Side of Paradise
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2009
$12.00/14.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-47451-3 (0-307-47451-8)

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s cherished debut novel announced the arrival of a brilliant young writer and anticipated his masterpiece, The Great Gatsby. Published in 1920, when the author was just twenty-three, This Side of Paradise recounts the education of young Amory Blaine—egoistic, versatile, callow, imaginative. As Amory makes his way among debutantes...

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This Side of Paradise
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Matthew Bruccoli
Signet | Paperback | November 2006
$6.95/8.95(Canada) | 978-0-451-53034-9 (0-451-53034-9)

THE ACCOMPLISHED AND HEARTBREAKING FIRST NOVEL THAT CATAPULTED F. SCOTT FITZGERALD TO LITERARY FAME AT THE AGE OF TWENTY-THREE

Considered scandalous (and brilliant) when it was published in 1920, This Side of Paradise describes the intellectual, spiritual, and sexual education of young Amory Blaine in the tumultuous America of the early twentieth century. Highly... Read more






This Side of Paradise
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Susan Orlean
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | November 2001
$15.00/20.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75886-7 (0-375-75886-0)

This Side of Paradise is the book that established F. Scott Fitzgerald as the prophet and golden boy of the newly dawned Jazz Age. Published in 1920, when he was just twenty-three, the novel catapulted him to instant fame and financial success. The story of Amory Blaine, a privileged, aimless, and... Read more






This Side of Paradise
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Craig Raine
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | July 1996
$20.00/23.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-44723-8 (0-679-44723-7)

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s extraordinary career as a novelist ended abruptly and unhappily, but it began with one of the most brilliant first novels in the history of American literature. Published when its author was just twenty-three, This Side of Paradise is about the education of a youth, and... Read more






This Side of Paradise
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Introduction by Patrick O'Donnell, Noted by Patrick O'Donnell
Penguin Classics | Trade Paperback | March 1996
$14.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-14-018976-6 (0-14-018976-9)

First published in 1920, This Side of Paradise marks the beginning of the career of one of the greatest writers of the first half of the twentieth century. In this remarkable achievement, F. Scott Fitzgerald displays his unparalleled wit and keen social insight in his portrayal of college life through the... Read more






This Side of Paradise
Written by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Illustrated by Coralie Bickford-Smith, Introduction by Patrick O'Donnell, Noted by Patrick O'Donnell
Penguin Classics | Hardcover | October 2011
$25.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-119409-7 (0-14-119409-X)

These sumptuous new hardback editions mark the 70th anniversary of Fitzgerald's death. Increasingly disillusioned by the rejection slips that studded the walls of his room and his on/off engagement to Zelda Sayre, Fitzgerald began his third revision of the novel that was to become This Side of Paradise. The story of... Read more





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