Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Gatsby Week, Day 3: Quirky Fact of the Day

From yesterday’s Writer’s Almanac:

"Hunter S. Thompson wrote on a red IBM Selectric. One of his first jobs was as a copy boy for Time, and while he was supposed to be working, he used a typewriter and typed out, word for word, all of The Great Gatsby and A Farewell to Arms, in order to learn something about writing style."


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