Tag Archives: The Great Gatsby

Beating Against the Current: Lands End, Gatsby’s Mansion, Is Set To Be Demolished

(Above, the Lands End estate. NYTCREDIT: Joshua Bright for The New York Times) “There was croquet on the 13 acres of lawn, illumined by car headlights and parties at all hours for what Swope’s wife, Margaret, described as “an absolutely … Continue reading

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The Elegant Read

I haven’t been reading much fiction. It doesn’t seem to hold my interest the way it once did. In fact, this is the first year in a long time that I haven’t re-read Tender Is the Night or The Sun … Continue reading

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Looking Good or Just Good Looking?

There I was reading a post by the delightful Mrs. B. about the influencers of modern design and I had to weigh in with a comment as my tailor and I were speaking of the changing landscape of menswear just … Continue reading

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