CHATTER FROM THE BLOGOSPHEREDecember 2013: Acclaimed biographer and TLS reviewer Paula Byrne (@paulajaynebyrne) gives a holiday shout out to Beautiful Fools

If you’re thinking of buying a novel for your loved ones for Xmas buy ‪ @rcliftonspargo‬‬ Beautiful Fools. And buy some tissues. xxx
paula byrne ‏‪@paulajaynebyrne‬‬

November 2013: Bookslut Managing Editor and novelist Charles Blackstone calls Beautiful Fools his favorite new book of 2013

Today I’m selling my favorite books of 2013 @AndersonBkshop: @csittenfeld, @SusannaDaniel, @rcliftonspargo. Buy! ‪‬

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August 2013: Chicago Now Gives a Shout Out to R. Clifton Spargo Reading from Beautiful Fools

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August 2013: Blogger Rebecca Howden Reviews Beautiful Fools

Howden writes, “With a masterful sense for the nuances of characters, R. Clifton Spargo creates an intimate, startlingly human portrait of two people and the end of their love.” Read the blog post

July 2013: Beautiful Fools Reviewed on “A Tree Grows in Delano” Blog

“Spargo’s Zelda was as colorful as I assumed the real one would be.”
Click here to read the blog post.

July 2013: Blogger Kate Wilson Reviews Beautiful Fools

“Wilson says, “Spargo evokes the old magic of their whirlwind romance, but then it all crumbles under the strain of their personalities”
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This review originally appeared on the “Literature Works” Website.

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October 2013: Shenandoah University Promotes 3 Events — Lecture, Talk, and Reading— by R. Clifton Spargo

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October 2013: “Scott Fitzgerald’s Final Chapter, “Sheperd Express, Milwaukee’s Major Independent Journal.

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October 2013: “Warrior Women Around the World” Promotes Readings by R. Clifton Spargo at Shenandoah University.

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August 2013: Beautiful Fools “Recommended Review” by Historical Novel Society

“The heartbreaking story and evocative descriptions of pre-revolutionary Cuba will keep readers engrossed to the last page.” Click here to read the full review

R. Clifton’s story “Relationship Advice from the Real Gatsby” featured on MSN:

R. Clifton Spargo in Glo. “Should You Take Relationship Advice From Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald?”

Beautiful Fools featured in The Chicago Tribune Printer’s Row Preview:

“Scenes From a Marriage: 12 Things You Didn’t Know About F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald”

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Beautiful Fools Featured on Glo

Beautiful Fools in Harper’s Bazaar

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Entertainment Weekly calls Beautiful Fools “Lyrical and Acute”.

‘Call me Zelda’ – Writers Take on Troubled Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Muse:

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Front Page News on Huffington Post

R. Clifton Spargo writes about why you should re-read Gatsby.

Beautiful Fools featured in British Vogue

Was Zelda More Intriguing than Gatsby?Beautiful Fools featured in:

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A Fun, Quick-Hit Interview with R. Clifton Spargo in The Chicago Tribune

Who Says Fiction Writing Isn’t Lucrative?

Those are Quenchers’ dollars, folks, valid currency for real beers (great selection) at a great Chicago watering hole.

The Reluctant Irishman: F. Scott Fitzgerald and Me:

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A Day for Beautiful and Not so Beautiful Fools:

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A New Jazz Age? Talking Gatsby Soundtrack with a Jazz Legend

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