Great Things for Great Gatsby Fans

Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by klarakim

Hey there, bright young things! Are you excited to watch watch Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of The Great Gatsby with Leonardo Dicaprio? These books, music, and movies about the 1920s are handpicked just for you.

As you read these books (or this blog entry), enjoy listening to a wild mash-up of jazz, hip hop, electronica, and rock music in the soundtrack produced by Jay-Z before you borrow it from the library:

 

 

If you're one of the many on the waiting list to read F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, we've got plenty of other great reads. The Diviners by Libba Bray is sure to intrigue you with its blend of 1920s glamour, the supernatural, and a murder mystery:

 

 

Try these other titles for even more fun with flappers, speakeasies, and brushes with the Lost Generation

The Diviners

Teen Fiction: The Diviners

Bright Young Things

Teen Fiction: Bright Young Things

The Great Gatsby

 Soundtrack: The Great Gatsby

DVD:Midnight in Paris Midnight in Paris

Vixen

Teen Fiction: Vixen

The Sun Also Rises

Classic : The Sun Also Rises

The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald

Classic: The Short Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald

The Reluctant Heiress

Teen Fiction: The Reluctant Heiress

 

 

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