Happy 90th to THE SUN ALSO RISES

Lovely article by Juan Vidal and what Hemingway’s debut novel meant to him. Best, Christine From Pamplona, With Love: ‘The Sun Also’ Turns 90 October 22, 201610:00 AM ET Juan Vidal The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway Paperback, 251 pages | Ernest Hemingway, like all writers, means different things to different people. To some, […]

New Book about The Sun Also Rises: Everyone Behaves Badly

No one defined masculinity more thoroughly than Ernest Hemingway, particularly in his best years, i.e. the 30’s and 40’s. I just read a review of a new book out by Lesley M. M. Blume, called “Everybody Behaves Badly:  The True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece, The Sun Also Rises.”    I always liked that quote from […]

Hemingway and Formula 1

Ernest Hemingway once said that there only existed three sports: mountaineering, bull fighting and motorsport. The rest, he said, were just games. Without the fear of death, the sport to Hemingway was not such a challenge. Read more as well as about the decline of Formula 1.  

Death in the Afternoon: What do we do about this?

In order to write about life first you must live it. ― Ernest Hemingway We don’t like bull fighting. It’s cruel. We care for and hope the bull will win. We, meaning Americans in general, don’t get it or understand how any civilized people could watch such a sport and actually sit through it and even applaud. I adore […]