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Hemingway

A Farewell to Arms (1929): Giving Thanks...

Joseph Cooper | Posted 11.24.2014 | Books
Joseph Cooper

One wonders how Frederic Henry would handle the job of evacuating wounded from Syria, Iraq, or Afghanistan, 85 years after he was deployed to the World War One Italian front as an ambulance driver, by Ernest Hemingway, in A Farewell to Arms.

Flesh and Blood: A Fascinating Talk With Patricia Cornwell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 11.12.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Patricia Cornwell is the internationally bestselling and award-winning author of 33 books, the most famous and widely read being the 22 novels of the "Kay Scarpetta" series.

Paris Journal: Raiders of the Lost Generation

Francis Levy | Posted 10.21.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

Having propagated almost biblically, the descendants of the Lost Generation have become like a plague of locusts. You can't go anywhere in Paris without seeing Americans and just when you think you've located a bona fide Frenchman.

The Cat/Book Connection

Lissa Warren | Posted 12.08.2014 | Books
Lissa Warren

It has always been about cats for me. Cats and books, books and cats. In my mind the two are inextricably linked, and in college I set about immersing myself in any and all cat-related literature.

Of All The Gin Joints

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 11.24.2014 | 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.

A Tour of Hemingway's Cuba

J. Michael Welton | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

Anyone with a serious desire for an intimate look at Cuba would do well to sign up for a tour sponsored by the intrepid Finca Vigia Foundation in earl...

Extra! Extra! Famous Travel Writers Spill Trade Secrets (And Dish Some Dirt)

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Here are capsule reviews of three fast-selling paperbacks by famous travel and guidebook writers: good, quick reads that pull the curtain back on a few of the travel industry's dirty little secrets and outright lies.

These Are Some Of History's Classiest Burns

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 08.29.2014 | Comedy

For as long as humans have been on this Earth, human-ing it up, we've had no shortage of insults thrown back and forth at one another. But it's one th...

'The Forsaken': A Talk with Ace Atkins

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 10.05.2014 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Ace Atkins has written 15 books over the past 15 years. He published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at age 27, becoming a full-time novelist at age 30.

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.

Teams From the Americas Take A Bite Out Of 3 Former Champions

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.24.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

Italy has the right to feel aggrieved. It remains to be seen if FIFA bans Suárez from the rest of the tournament or chooses to stick its head into the sand.

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.

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.

On This Matter of Learning to Write

Bill Stieger | Posted 07.13.2014 | Books
Bill Stieger

If a would-be writer is serious about his intention to become a fine writer, he would do well to get his head out of the vampire/zombie dreck that somehow passes for literature and discover the masters.

Key West Just Got Better in the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

Rita Cook | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business
Rita Cook

The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is going to turn heads, but even if it is one of the sexiest cars around, it also drives as good as it looks too.

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...

On Reading Hemingway For The First Time

Posted 05.15.2014 | Books

The following is an excerpt from Family Life [W.W. Norton & Company, $23.95], a novel by Akhil Sharma. Read our review here. My father only fought ...

Hemingway Would Not Be Pleased: The Sinking of Key West

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

Key West is so flat, so low, predictions have been made that Key West could one day disappear from the horizon line, to be covered by a mix of Atlantic Ocean waters and Gulf of Mexico rise. The problem now is rain water.

Simple Language Isn't for Bird Brains

Chris Abraham | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Chris Abraham

Social media is essentially a game of telephone, so it is critical to make sure the last player receives as intact a message as possible, no matter who is in the chain.

Paris Journal IX: The Air France Business Class Lounge at CDG

Francis Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Francis Levy

One of the hidden jewels of France is the Air France business class lounge at Charles de Gaulle. The lounge has a delicious selection of cheeses, inc...

Road Trip Through Wild Wild Florida. Part III.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

Before gleefully gliding south to the Florida Keys, I want to mention a few places of interest (to me!), scattered around the state, which you may miss if not informed (by me!) of their existence.

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...

You'll Never Believe This Awesome Hemingway Story

Posted 08.22.2013 | Books

A.E. Hotchner, author of numerous plays and books, shared this Hemingway story on The Moth that is absolutely amazing. Hotchner met Hemingway in 1...

Reading Hemingway on Kilimanjaro

Harry Cockburn | Posted 10.21.2013 | Books
Harry Cockburn

For three nights in a row, after dinner and our nightly blood-oxygen level tests, I read aloud for about 15-20 minutes, while we huddled in the dining tent, wearing warm hats and drinking hot chocolate.