The Movie about Forged Letters including Hemingway’s
A new movie, Can You Ever Forgive Me, starring Melissa McCarthy, just came out. She plays a con artist and in essence a criminal who, in order to make money, spent 2 years in the early 1990’s writing forgeries of letters by the likes of Noel Coward, Hemingway, and Dorothy Parker. She then auctioned […]
Nine Lives Mr. Hemingway?
Ernest Hemingway survived anthrax, malaria, pneumonia, skin cancer, hepatitis, diabetes, two plane crashes (on consecutive days), a ruptured kidney, a ruptured spleen, a ruptured liver, a crushed vertebra, a fractured skull, and more. In the end, the only thing that could kill Hemingway it would seem, was himself… On a trip to Africa in 1954, […]
Review of Novel: Night at Key West by Craig A. Hart
Dear Readers: I just read Night at Key West and it was truly great fun. It takes place in Key West in the Thirties when our main character, Simon, dispatches to Key West to solve a disappearance that becomes a murder investigation. I saw Simon as a bit of an Aaron Hotchner sidekick and a Nick Adams […]
Love and Ruins: New Book about Hem and Martha Gellhorn
I finished reading Paula McLain’s new novel called Love and Ruin: A Novel.It’s the story of Martha Gellhorn, Hemingway’s third wife, and begins in 1937 when she is struggling to become a war journalist – which for a woman in those days was a formidable challenge – and her meeting fortuitously or unfortunately depending upon […]
So what do we make of THIS?
So what do we make of this?The Bible is foolish and Hemingway’s sentences “too short.” Really? Read this and see if you agree. The below is quoting from the full article with a few comments. Check out the list directly. Best, Christine GQ magazine: The Bible is “foolish” and “ill-intentioned” April 25, 2018 BY THE […]
Expansion of Hemingway Division of the JFK Library in Boston
Good day! A new display at the JFK Library, Hemingway Collection. I will catch it in the next few weeks. Hope you are having a great summer. Best, Christine Hemingway’s legacy inspires new JFK Museum display Previous Next By WILLIAM J. KOLE Associated Press Friday, June 29, 2018 BOSTON — A new Ernest Hemingway exhibition […]
the Good Soldier: John McCain and Hemingway
Dear Readers: Hemingway still inspires. Best, Christine THE GOOD SOLDIER John McCain Found Lifelong Inspiration From a Hemingway Hero The late senator first read ‘For Whom the Bell Tolls’ when he was 12 years old, and the book’s hero, Robert Jordan, became an enduring role model. Nicolaus Mills 08.31.18 10:25 PM ET No literary figure, […]
More on the newly published Short Story, “A Room on the Garden Side”
Some Media added by me. Great summary of the context of the newly published story. Best, Christine THE RIGHT STUFF The Real Message Of Hemingway’s ‘New’ Story Published for the first time, ‘A Room on the Garden Side’ features a narrator much like Hemingway who shrugged off his journalistic ethics and followed his heart in […]
New Hemingway Short Story!
Happy Saturday morning, all Hemingway readers. A new story has been found and published from 1956, 5 years before Hem’s death. Hemingway of course did not feel it was finished so please keep that in mind but i can’t wait to read it. Hope your summer is going fantastically! i added photos.Best wishes, Christine You […]
New York Times Review of The Old Man and The Sea: Sept 7, 1952
Please read the NYT review of Hemingway’s Masterpiece and how it was received in its Day. And the reviewer taught at my Alma Mater. Media added by me. Enjoy the analysis and thank you for reading and being interested in Hemingway 119 years after his birth and 57 years after his death. Best, Christine […]