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Note for Readers
One of the most widely anthologized stories in American literature is Jack London’s “To Build a Fire.”
Named after General George Washington, Washington Irving was the first American writer to achieve best-selling international renown.
Today’s story, “Winter Dreams,” is considered one of Fitzgerald‘s finest stories and is frequently anthologized. Writing his editor Max Perkins in June 1925, Fitzgerald described “Winter Dreams” as “a sort of first draft of the Gatsby idea.”
David Rutschman is the author of Into Terrible Light, published by Forklift Books (2017).