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107. The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo and adapting the classics for modern readers

Join us as we discuss the sumptuous, sexy, and speculative adaptation of The Great Gatsby: The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo. We adored Vo’s language, voice, and inventive storytelling and will give you a heads up for brief spoilers [20:35-25:00]. In addition to classic themes with a contemporary twist, we also discuss what… Continue reading 107. The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo and adapting the classics for modern readers

106. Revisit West Egg with Novel Pairings: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Readers, today we are taking it way back to September 2020 (a lifetime ago!) when we discussed The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This month’s book club is The Chosen and the Beautiful by Nghi Vo (a Gatsby retelling) so we’re taking this opportunity to refresh our memories about the plot, characters, and themes of Fitzgerald’s iconic work. We… Continue reading 106. Revisit West Egg with Novel Pairings: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald