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Francis Scott Fitzgerald

1896 - 1940

Francis Scott Fitzgerald was an American short story writer and novelist whose most brilliant novel is The Great Gatsby. Considered to be a member of the 1920s "Lost Generation", he is mostly famous for his depiction of the Jazz Age in his novels. While he achieved limited success in his lifetime, he is now known as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century
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Ring Lardner

1885 - 1933

The American sports columnist and short story writer, Ring Lardner, was considered to be both one of the most gifted and one of the bitterest satirist in the United States. He is best known for his satirical writings about sports and society. That great storyteller, he was also known for using the vernacula