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On Reading Hemingway For The First Time

Posted 04.08.2014 | 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.

6 Most Obscure Favorite Books Of Ernest Hemingway

Posted 05.17.2013 | Books

In 1935, Ernest Hemingway revealed some of his favorite books in Esquire magazine. We found it via Jason Kottke's site, and among the titles, which in...

In Search of Things Past: Dreaming of Spain and Love

Ann Tashi Slater | Posted 07.06.2013 | Books
Ann Tashi Slater

Recently I returned to Spain. It was a holiday but also a pilgrimage, a search for something not located in geographical space. I was tracking my parents' dream of Spain, of each other; my own dream of Spain as a place where we'd all been together.

WATCH: Actress Admits Surprising First Kiss

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.23.2013 | Celebrity

Actress and author Mariel Hemingway joins Jacob in the studio to discuss her new documentary "Running From Crazy"...and her first kiss, which apparent...

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

Use Vice to Find Your Literary Voice

Jeff Klima | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Klima

So many writing tutorial books and articles focus on your actual writing, that most of the time, the other, dare I say, more important, aspects of your would-be author career get overlooked.

9 Ways To Live Like Hemingway

Marty Beckerman | Posted 02.06.2013 | Books
Marty Beckerman

Since nobody has the attention span anymore (thanks, Twitter) required to slog through an epic tome about the Spanish Civil War, or even a breezy novella about a geriatric fisherman, Marty Beckerman has collected Hemingway's manliest wisdom.

PHOTOS: Hemingway's Favorite Cocktail Recipes

Philip Greene | Posted 01.14.2013 | Books
Philip Greene

TO HAVE AND HAVE ANOTHER is a cocktail lover's guide to the life and works of Ernest Hemingway.

Cities and Darkness: Sandy According to Hemingway

Adam Hanft | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Adam Hanft

It was soon after we decided never to go north again that the lights went on but we weren't sure we liked it that bright way because in the darkness we knew we were alive.

A Nice Place on the Other Side of the Street

Mark Chiusano | Posted 12.11.2012 | Books
Mark Chiusano

Recently, travelling through Spain, my girlfriend and I ended up in Barcelona. This was at the beginning of another wave of anti-austerity protests.

If Famous Authors Wrote Cosmo Sex Tips

McSweeney's | Posted 10.02.2012 | Women

William Shakespeare Ladyes, thou dost little know the height of his love When thou garbs’t thyself the morning after In his manly apparel Whic...

Rare Hemingway Works Go To University Library

AP | By SUSANNE M. SCHAFER | Posted 09.25.2012 | Books

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A love of Ernest Hemingway's writing and the thrill of tracking down his many works led a Mississippi physician to amass a huge lite...

10 Things To Know About Rum

Food Republic | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
Food Republic

The Rodney Dangerfield of spirits, rum, is rarely given its fair due. In the post-Hemingway world of serious drinkers, it's either maligned as super saccharine, or pigeonholed as a beachside one-trick-pony.

Pretty Boy Mitt Romney and the Jewish Question

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

If he is not Michael Jordan or Robert Jordan, who is he? Why Jake Barnes, the impotent or disempowered avatar of the Lost Generation in Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises!

5 Women Writers Tougher Than Hemingway

Scott Beauchamp | Posted 10.13.2012 | Books
Scott Beauchamp

Again, not that Hemingway wasn't tough, but why let his particular brand of toughness drown out the more interesting, and sometimes more complex, forms that are out there? I'm thinking specifically now of women.

J.D. Salinger's Letter To Ernest Hemingway

Posted 08.08.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "Hello Goodbye Hello" [Simon & Schuster,26.95]: J.D. Salinger seeks out Ernest Hemingway The Ritz Hotel, 15 plac...

Pursuing Hemingway In Pamplona

Brooke Self | Posted 10.07.2012 | Books
Brooke Self

He's enshrined here. In more than one location you can find him in bronze. In this Spanish city and traditionally Catholic country, I'm not referring to the Crucifix, or even the co-patron San Fermin, but American author Ernest Hemingway.

The Geek's Guide to the Writing Life: Making the Most of Your Writing Time

Stephanie Vanderslice | Posted 10.02.2012 | Books
Stephanie Vanderslice

Now that you've decided that you do have what it takes, I have a couple of well-worn tips in my arsenal to help make your writing time more productive and less agonizing.