Reading was a popular activity in the 20's. In the times before the Internet, with the radio just picking up speed,
the easiest way to pass along information was through written material. Newspapers and magazines kept people
informed of the world around them. Classical literature was considered an important part of a good education,
and many of the books that we consider classics came from the 20's.


The Great Gatsby
If you've graduated high school, chances are that you've read The Great Gatsby. This book, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, details
the lifestyle of Nick Carraway and his wealthy partying friend, Jay Gatsby. It is considered a classic.

The Sun Also Rises
The Sun Also Rises is a 1926 novel, written by American author Ernest Hemingway, about a group of American and British expatriates who travel
from Paris to the Festival of San Fermin in Pamplona to watch the running of the bulls and the bullfights.

The Sound and the Fury
This is a novel written by the American author William Faulkner. The novel centers on the Compson family, former Southern aristocrats who
are struggling to deal with the dissolution of their family and its reputation. Over the course of the thirty years or so related in the novel,
the family falls into financial ruin, loses its religious faith and the respect of the town of Jefferson, and many of them die tragically.

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