April 10th 1925: Great Gatsby published
On this day in 1925, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel ‘The Great Gatsby’ was published. The book takes place in New York City during the Roaring Twenties and focuses around the mysterious character of Jay Gatsby who throws lavish parties. ‘The Great Gatsby’ was very well received and remains one of the most popular American novels of all time. It has frequently been made into films, with the most recent version coming out in May 2013.