Posted on 01/05/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The former, by Michael Farris Smith, imagines what Nick Carraway, narrator of The Great Gatsby, went through in the years preceding the F. Scott Fitzgerald novel.
As he tells Steve Inskeep, he actually wrote the novel five years ago with no knowledge of the copyright situation and couldn’t publish it until this year, when The Great Gatsby entered the public domain.
(In a nutshell, the reviewer loved the novel on its own, enough that he didn’t care that he couldn’t quite see the connection to the original work.)
He appeared on Fresh Air to tell Terry Gross about the latest research, ways to improve your cognitive health, and the mental myths that have recently (or long-ago) been debunked.
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