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“How to Live on $36,000 a Year” by F. Scott Fitzgerald (April 5, 1924)

"How to Live on $36,000 a Year" by F. Scott Fitzgerald (April 5, 1924)

In “How to Live on $36,000 a Year,” F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote that three months after marrying Zelda, “I found one day to my horror that I didn’t have a dollar in the world. … This particular crisis passed the next morning when the discovery that publishers sometimes advance royalties sent me hurriedly to mine.”

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