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For Whom the Bell Tolls

Iraq Veteran Reveals His Favorite Soldier Stories

| Posted 12.14.2011 | Books

By Paul Rieckhoff for Bookish As the last American troops come home from Iraq, Paul Rieckhoff, founder of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America,...

Hemingway at War, America in Crisis

Brent Budowsky | Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

We can read about the carnage of war in A Farewell to Arms, and the power of great aspirations in For Whom the Bell Tolls, and consider what each of us can do in our times by remembering what Ernest Hemingway and so many others did in theirs.

Learning Not To Dislike Ernest Hemingway

bangordailynews.com | By David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times | Posted 09.10.2011 | Books

For much of the 1980s, beginning when I was in college, I used to read a Hemingway book a year. The point was not self-improvement but rather a kind o...

Do You Know The Real Ernest Hemingway?

usatoday.com | Posted 08.30.2011 | Books

It's been 50 years since Papa died on July 2, 1961. How much do you know about the iconic writer's life? Answer these ten questions:...

WATCH: A Rare Look At Soviet-Era Political Cartoons

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

Using rarely seen footage from the Russian State Film Archives, documentarian Kevin McNeer has produced a fascinating documentary about the late Soviet political cartoonist and propaganda artist Boris Efimov.

Media Key to Covering Egyptian Revolution

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The scene of protesters trying to break into the state-run TV station on Cairo's Corniche brought to mind other revolutions where control of the media was of primary importance.

No Man Is an Island: Saying Goodbye to My Grandfather

Alan Miller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alan Miller

History is never over, what ever we think about our times of low horizons and limited ideas -- or the dread we have for the potential for our ambitious experiments to fail -- we are none of us islands.

Hemingway's Key West House Named Literary Landmark

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Ernest Hemingway's Key West home, where the American author lived in the 1930s, has been designated a literary landmark....