Hadley Richardson

Zelda Fitzgerald: More Interesting Than ‘Gatsby’

Posted on 03/7/2013 by | AARP Blog Author | Comments

Entertainment“Did you know The Paris Wife has revived ‘Hadley’ as a girl’s name?” The book publicist who dropped that pearl at lunch the other day was referring to Hadley Richardson, the first Mrs. Ernest Hemingway (there would be four in all), whom Paula McLain restored to vivid life in her bestselling 2011 novel. It got me thinking: If a single book exerts that much sway, might 2014 be a year of babies named Zelda? It could be—especially if the parents …