"The Great Gatsby has been getting a lot of attention lately with the success of the latest movie adaptation ($51 million the first weekend, according to Forbes). The book itself is a staple of American literature and is considered by many to be a contender for the title of one of the most iconic American novels of all time. It is currently the second-best selling book in the US. This year so far, people have purchased 185,000 copies of the eBook alone.
Interestingly, this book that has such a marked place in American literature and history and that has influenced so many millions of people worldwide came from a unique source. F. Scott Fitzgerald, author of The Great Gatsby, suffered from a learning difficulty, most likely dyslexia."