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‘Gatsby’ House To Go, But Gatsby Lives Again
A Long Island mansion believed to have inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s description of Daisy Buchanan’s abode is set to be razed. In the novel, the house is in East Egg and faces Gatsby’s palace in West Egg. In real life, the 1902 property is in Sands Point, has 25 rooms and is set to be demolished because of rising land taxes and maintenance costs…
How Publishing Can Help Queensland Floods
Over the weekend inspiring images of Queenslanders volunteering to help out in flood-affected areas were a silver lining to the events of the past week. People from across the state picked up shovels to dig away silt or brought a broom to help clean up a stranger’s home.
But for those who couldn’t get there, there’s a number of initiatives from writers and the…
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