Beautiful Fools (Hardcover)

The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald

By R. Clifton Spargo

Overlook Press, 9781468304923, 366pp.

Publication Date: May 2, 2013

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In Beautiful Fools, R. Clifton Spargo gives us a vivid, resplendent, and truly human portrait of the Fitzgeralds, and reveals the heartbreaking patterns and unexpected moments of tenderness that characterize a great romance in decline.

About the Author

R. Clifton Spargo is an Arts Fellow at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. He is a novelist and critic who writes the HI/LO, a blog on the interplay between high and low culture, for "The Huffington Post." Creator of "The Stories We Tell," a testimonial writing workshop sponsored by The Voices and Faces Project, he has published stories, essays and reviews in "The Kenyon Review, The Antioch Review, Glimmer Train, SOMA, Raritan, Commonweal, The Yale Review, New City" and the "Chicago Tribune," among other places. He lives in Iowa City, IA.