I don’t care how much of an authority you are on Fitzgerald, Matthew J. Bruccoli. If your version of The Love of the Last Tycoon doesn’t end with a final chapter of aphorisms that include “there are no second acts in American lives” and conclude with “ACTION IS CHARACTER,” then I do not accept it. Returning this [expletive redacted] tomorrow.

I don’t care how much of an authority you are on Fitzgerald, Matthew J. Bruccoli. If your version of The Love of the Last Tycoon doesn’t end with a final chapter of aphorisms that include “there are no second acts in American lives” and conclude with “ACTION IS CHARACTER,” then I do not accept it. Returning this [expletive redacted] tomorrow.