This is a story of which we never seem to tire. Baltimore County, like thousands of other school districts across the country, still includes "The Great Gatsby" in its high school curriculum. In fact, it is the No. 1 choice for popular high school books on Goodreads.com. And why wouldn't it be? Pop culture seems to repeat versions of this tale of the American Dream again and again. We love "American Idol." We love "The Apprentice" and we love, love, love "Real Housewives." Gatsby seemed to have set the mold for this complex American hero. Sure, he was brave (he fought in World War I); he was handsome; but more importantly, he was a nobody who became rich.