What happens when the works of Ernest Hemingway meet the application Hemingway
, which claims to make your writing "Bolder and Stronger?" Oh really?
To Use and Use Not: [NYTimes.com]
"In an interview in The Paris Review in 1958
Ernest Hemingway made an admission that has inspired frustrated novelists ever since: The final words of “A Farewell to Arms
,” his wartime masterpiece, were rewritten “39 times before I was satisfied.” A new edition of “A Farewell to Arms,” which was originally published in 1929, will be released next week, including all the alternate endings, along with early drafts of other passages in the book."
'The Hubris and Despair of War Journalism
What Martha Gellhorn
teaches us about the morality of contemporary war reportage.' [more inside]
The Hemingway Papers:
The legendary writer’s reporting from the Toronto Star archives, featuring historical annotations by William McGeary, a former editor who researched Hemingway’s columns extensively for the newspaper, along with new insight and analysis from the Star’s team of Hemingway experts.
Ein Stop-Motion-Film, inspiriert von Ernest Hemingway's Kurzgeschichte “the old man and the sea“
Smithsonian.com lists the top 10 books lost to time.
A FOIA request for Ernest Hemingway's FBI file
that J. Edgar Hoover had placed him under surveillance due to his activities in Cuba. His fear that the FBI was spying on him was previously viewed as a consequence of the mental deterioration that eventually lead to his suicide.
"I called Sam and asked him if he wanted to come to dinner but he said he had softball practice and I said that was a damned shame and hung up. When I got to Sun City Bea and Rob were at were at the bar, behind tattooed women and men with guitars. They were sitting in the shade and their beers were half empty. We drank beer and ate pho but Rob was restless and did not talk very much..." Ernest Hemingway, Yelper
. Fill free to riff up and add your best Imitation Hemingway
below. Here is a guide
and a sample
A new edition
of Hemingway's memoir A Moveable Feast
, edited by the author's grandson, purports to complete the book as Hemingway intended it.
. Now, the man who wrote the book
on Hemingway and gave A Moveable Feast
its title claims that the new edition is merely an attempt to by the editor to censor the negative portrayal of his grandmother
outed as potentially useless KGB spy during the 1940s in a new book
, Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America
Reviews: The New Republic
Watch your favorite novel!
More and more novelists
are creating videos of their books
. Even Hemingway
is getting in on it.
“The thing about the Kraut and me is that we have been in love since 1934, when we first met on the Île de France, but we’ve never been to bed. Amazing but true. Victims of unsynchronized passion.”
Author Ernest Hemingway
and actress Marlene Dietrich
met while traveling
across the Atlantic. Their friendship lasted until the Nobel Prize-winning author's death in 1961. In 2003, the JFK library
received a donation
from Marlene Dietrich's daughter of 30 letters, cards, and other documents that had been written to her mother by the author. Hemingway's estate had already donated 31 letters from Dietrich. These letters have now been unsealed
and are set to go on view
Got off the phone with my dad a little after midnight. He said, "It looks like this
is finally the big one
we've been talking about all these years..." Will the town made famous by Hemingway, Tennessee Williams, Jimmy Buffet, Mel Fisher, and, er, Pat Croce be the next metropolitan casualty?
If Hemingway wrote A Visit from St. Nick.
By Thurber, published all the way back in 1927.
How I Met And Dated Miss Emily Dickinson:
Have you ever wondered what a favourite writer really looked like? Is there any relationship between an artist's face and their art? Hemingway looks like his prose; Ezra Pound like his poetry; Picasso is a dead ringer for his paintings but, say, John Updike doesn't resemble his fiction; T.S.Eliot looks like a bank clerk and Matisse was nothing like his works. How superficial can you get? [Via Arts and Letters Daily.
Man Woman and the Sea Jailcell
The son of Ernest Hemmingway, Dr. Gregory Hemingway, died on Monday from natural causes in his private jailcell at the Miami-Dade Women's Detention Center. No, not a typo there: Gregory, who occassionally also went as "Gloria", had been arrested on relatively minor charges ... emerging naked from a state park in the Florida Keys.