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F. Scott Fitzgerald: From Princeton To Paradise

  • Princeton Club 15 West 43rd Street New York, NY, 10036 United States (map)

To celebrate the centenary of F. Scott Fitzgerald's time at Princeton, the Princeton Club of New York is proud to launch the first event in its "Gatsby" series, a group of Fitzgerald-themed events throughout 2017 to celebrate the life and work of F. Scott Fitzgerald.

Renowned lecturer Charles Scribner III '73*75*77 will speak about his family's relationship with Fitzgerald and his own ties to Fitzgerald's classic The Great Gatsby, the definitive American novel of the past century. From the beginning of Fitzgerald's career, his novels were proudly published by Charles Scribner's Sons.

As a sophomore at Princeton, this Charles Scribner- a fifth generation Princetonian - settled down for an evening train ride to Philadelphia with a silver flask and a copy of The Diamond as Big as the Ritz. Four decades later, Scribner offers an evening reflection on his long attachment to Fitzgerald.

Trained as an art historian at Princeton, Scribner has been a popular speaker at numerous venues, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The National Gallery, The Frick Collection and The Morgan Library.

Co-Sponsored by the Princeton Association of New York City (PANYC) and the Princeton Club of NYC

Cost: Free for Princeton Club of NYC members***;  $15 for non-members (RSVP here: LINK)

(*** N.B.  Princeton Club of NYC members must book their tickets directly through the PCNY website or contact eburhans@princetonclub.com)