Author: Sarah Churchwell

Jazz Age January 2014: Careless People by Sarah Churchwell

Posted January 20, 2014 in Blogging & Challenges, Reviews / 26 Comments
Jazz Age January 2014: Careless People by Sarah Churchwell

Although F. Scott Fitzgerald didn’t write The Great Gatsby until 1925, he chose to set his iconic novel in 1922. Intrigued by his choice of setting, Sarah Churchwell set out to investigate Fizgerald’s influences while writing his masterwork. In 1922, Fitzgerald was 26, returning to New York for the publication of Tales of the Jazz Age. Already a wildly successful writer, he and his vivacious wife Zelda soon became absorbed in the glamorous lifestyle of jazz age NY. Prohibition meant that […]