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Portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald by Carl Van Vechten . Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Carl Van Vechten Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USZ62-54231] With a new movie of The Great Gatsby in the works, F. Scott Fitzgerald is showing up more and more in the news these...
Alan Cheuse. Photo courtesy of Creative Services, George Mason University Can one be a professional reader? Alan Cheuse has come pretty close in his long career as a book critic. Thanks to an uncanny ability to read a book a day, Cheuse has been the "Voice of Books" on NPR?s All Things Considered...