The Far Side of Paradise

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The Far Side of Paradise is a biography of F. Scott Fitzgerald by Arthur Mizener. It was the first biography about Fitzgerald to be published and is credited with renewing public interest in the subject. It dealt frankly with Scott's alcoholism and his wife Zelda's schizophrenia.

Edmund Wilson, literary critic and close friend of the Fitzgeralds, later commented that the book's anecdotes distorted Scott and Zelda's relationship and personalities for the worse.[1]