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Ernest Hemingway

Hemingway, Gellhorn and Capa at the Hotel Florida in 1930s Madrid

J. Michael Welton | Posted 10.09.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Author Amanda Vaill, whose Everybody Was So Young described how the lives of Gerald and Sara Murphy intertwined with the likes of Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Archibald MacLeish in 1920s Paris and the French Riviera, has discovered a new nexus.

Ultimate Fighting

Francis Levy | Posted 09.26.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Prize fighting is a metaphor for life. At least it's one of the metaphors and it's probably the metaphoric quality that accounts for its popularity. ...

End of the Writer/Teacher?

Andrew Cotto | Posted 09.25.2014 | Books
Andrew Cotto

Teaching and writing have long been symbiotic partners. It was common for the young writer to use academia as a means of support while they toiled away on their inaugural attempts at publication.

Of All The Gin Joints

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 09.24.2014 | Books
Savas Abadsidis

Bailey pillaged the Hollywood vaults of history, starting with the frontier days of silent film through the psychedelic 1970s to dig up the true and often surprising stories of 70 actors, directors and screenwriters. The book is completed by Hemingway's stylized portraits.

Insomnia, Hemingway's Mouth, and the Cultural Referent

Joseph A. Domino | Posted 09.15.2014 | College
Joseph A. Domino

All this leads me to consider something I encounter when I try to engage my college students: I call it the problem of the cultural referent.

Americans in Paris: Whit Stillman and The Cosmopolitans

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 09.11.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Part of the third season of Amazon Studio's television pilots, The Cosmopolitans tells the story of a small band of Americans living in Paris -- following them on Saturday afternoons until the wee, small hours of Sunday morning.

The Great War, Literature, and Us

Greg Garrett | Posted 10.04.2014 | Books
Greg Garrett

This morning, on the one hundred year anniversary of Britain's declaration of war against Germany and entry in what was to be known as The Great War, I attended a memorial Eucharist at Gladstone's Library in Hawarden, Wales.

Right You Are... the Past Is Prologue

Warren Adler | Posted 09.27.2014 | Media
Warren Adler

To my mind, Jimmy Cannon was the greatest sports writer who ever lived. I read his columns in the New York Post avidly and religiously. When he wasn't writing about sports, he was musing, offering his personal, mostly one- or two-liner opinions, about anything that hit his off-the-charts observant eye. Most had little to do with sports.

PHOTOS: Hemingway's High School Yearbook Photo, And Other Rare Images Of The Literary Great

Nancy W. Sindelar | Posted 08.17.2014 | Books
Nancy W. Sindelar

Hemingway's success as a writer and many of the places and activities he was drawn to in his adult life can be linked to the early influences of his parents, grandparents, and teachers. Ernest grew up with a strict code of behavior.

5 Spots You'll See On The 'Hemingway Trail'

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.18.2014 | Travel

Ernest Hemingway lived, drank, fished and wrote in many locales around the country and the world. One of his most celebrated haunts is Key West, Flori...

D-Day: 150,000 Men -- and One Woman

Martha Burk | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Martha Burk

Martha Gellhorn was the first woman -- landing upfront, and the only female journalist with a brilliant first-hand story of the invasion.

An American Writer in Paris

Michelle Blair Wilker | Posted 07.27.2014 | Travel
Michelle Blair Wilker

An American writer in Paris. Me. Well, maybe? I'm sure going to try. The pressure is palpable. I can feel Hemingway, Stein, and Fitzgerald. The whole lot of Lost Generation ex pats anticipating my pièce de résistance.

Once Upon a Time, There Was Self-Loathing

Anneli Rufus | Posted 07.23.2014 | Books
Anneli Rufus

Is self-loathing -- or at least stark, scathing self-criticism -- a required personality trait for novelists? Well, it's certainly a useful tool for probing the depths of human possibility. Here are ten examples of bestselling novels whose characters struggle with low self-esteem.

EccentriCities: Horchaterias, the Holy Grail and Hemingway in Valencia

Katherine LaGrave | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
Katherine LaGrave

If good things really do come in threes, then Valencia -- Spain's third-largest city after Madrid and Barcelona -- perfectly completes the trifecta.

Texas Ring Exacts Toll On Journalist Bull-Fighter

James M. Clash | Posted 07.19.2014 | Travel
James M. Clash

(Photo by Andy Gregory, courtesy of Jim Clash) "Auto-racing, bull-fighting and mountain-climbing are the only real sports... all others are games."...

The Destructive Family Ritual Mariel Hemingway Dreaded As A Child

OWN | Posted 04.30.2014 | OWN

Growing up in the famous Hemingway family left Mariel Hemingway confronted with a family legacy of depression, suicide and alcoholism. As an adult, Er...

The Room Where Ernest Hemingway Took His Life

OWN | Posted 04.28.2014 | OWN

Just a few months before Mariel Hemingway was born, her famous grandfather, Ernest Hemingway, committed suicide in the Idaho home where Mariel later g...

What Family Tragedy Has Taught Mariel Hemingway About Love

OWN | Posted 04.25.2014 | OWN

As an Oscar-nominated actress and bestselling author, Mariel Hemingway says she knows how some people perceive her. "Tall blonde, no problems -- what ...

Want To Be A Better Writer? Read More.

Mike Hanski | Posted 06.22.2014 | Books
Mike Hanski

Can you imagine a musician who does not listen to music himself? The same question can be asked about writing.

1936, The Spanish Civil War: They Checked in at the Hotel Florida

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 06.22.2014 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

The Hotel Florida, like the mythical Hotel California in the song by The Eagles, is one of those places where "you can check in but you can never leave." Or so it seemed for the foreigners who used it as their home base in Madrid during the Spanish Civil War.

Drink the World: Havana

Dan Miles | Posted 06.10.2014 | Travel
Dan Miles

In Havana you can't remove drinking from music. It's a city where you move through bubbles of music, all intersecting, overflowing, bleeding into each other; from bars, from restaurants, from the windows of homes played on scratchy vinyl and all just adding to the magic.

The Old Man and the Sea (of Stuff)

Doug Bradley | Posted 04.14.2014 | Books
Doug Bradley

The Hemingway legacy lives on. Like many of my male baby boom cohorts, the Hemingway hero, the Hemingway style and the Hemingway ethos cast a very large shadow over us.

A Travesty: Ernest Hemingway and American Booblishing

Dan Agin | Posted 04.13.2014 | Books
Dan Agin

We recently read for the first time Ernest Hemingway's novel The Garden of Eden. This novel, published long after his death, is about the first five months of a marriage between an older writer and a young woman, mostly about the sexual problems that made it impossible for the marriage to last.

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: Pink Triangles: Vices and Verses From a Gay Lit Crowd

Perry Brass | Posted 03.31.2014 | Books
Perry Brass

First a little quiz: A) What do Rock Hudson, Alfred Lunt, Lorenz Hart, Rudolph Nureyev, Dana Andrews, Montgomery Clift, Leonard Bernstein, Zachary ...

Holy $%!& It's Friday!!! Here's How You Can Make It A Good One.

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

Did this week just drag? Or maybe it zipped right by. We know, right? Whatever your relationship with space and time, most of us are lucky enough ...