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Just Listen Podcast: Winter Dreams

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.”

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Just Listen: The Magic Shop

The author of today’s story, HG Wells, wrote a number of novels, most of which fell into two categories: imaginative romances and futuristic fantasies.  Known around the world as the father of Science Fiction, his personal life is full of anecdotes and wry sayings and events, such as the following.