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Ernest Hemingway

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

Nancy W. Sindelar | Posted 06.17.2014 | 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 06.18.2014 | 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 06.06.2014 | 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 05.27.2014 | 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 05.23.2014 | 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 ...

12 Fascinating Literary Facts

Oliver Tearle | Posted 01.31.2014 | Books
Oliver Tearle

Ernest Hemingway once took home the urinal from his favorite bar, arguing he'd 'pissed away' so much of his money into it that he owned it.

An Espionage Thriller Set in World War I Era: An Interview with Pulitzer Prize-Winner Robert Olen Butler on His New Novel The Star of Istanbul

R. Clifton Spargo | Posted 01.26.2014 | Books
R. Clifton Spargo

I caught up with Butler, shortly after he'd received the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Outstanding Achievement in American Literature. We talked about his views on the place of popular culture in his literary fiction, on journalists and espionage, on his cats and hobbies, and on why the genre of the thriller speaks so readily to our contemporary imagination.

A Moveable Feast for the American Friends of the Musée D'Orsay

Annie Fabricant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Annie Fabricant

It is 10am. The private coach is waiting exactly where it's supposed to be, in front of the grand main entrance of the Musée d'Orsay. I climb inside and claim a seat alongside my fellow American travelers, of which there are fourteen.

A Conversation With Montblanc CEO, Jerome Lambert

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.06.2013 | Style
Jeryl Brunner

Since Montblanc was founded in 1906, writers, presidents and popes have relied on their Montblanc pens, watches and other accessories. With such a rich legacy, the challenge remains how to move forward in the 21st Century yet keep Montblanc so classic.

Ernest Hemingway Would Be All For National Cat Day

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 10.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

Being a "cat person" comes with an unfortunate stigma (though a glance at the internet would tell us that cats clearly rule). But that was definitely ...

Risky Life and Dreams of a Tub Thug Pimp

Michael Sean Comerford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Michael Sean Comerford

Game agents control the tubs game with their hustle. Earlier this year a New Hampshire man lost his entire $2,600 life savings on a tubs game. "O h...

Mariel Hemingway On Breaking Her Family's 'Curse'

OWN | Posted 09.26.2013 | OWN

Actress and author Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of the legendary author Ernest Hemingway, comes from a family with an extensive history of ment...

Happy Birthday, F. Scott Fitzgerald

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 11.24.2013 | Books
Anne Margaret Daniel

A glittering success as a writer when he was just 24, Fitzgerald died 20 years later still a young man, with most of his works unread by the public in 1940, and his status as one of the finest, and most popular, American writers yet to be established.