Paula McLain on THE PARIS WIFE
If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast. ― Ernest Hemingway, A Moveable Feast I came across this footage and liked it. You might enjoy seeing Ms. McLain talk […]
6 Films Portraying Hemingway
Hemingway on film: 6 films that take him from a WWI hotshot almost to the bitter end Hemingway has been portrayed in film regularly over the last 20 years. He has been written about significantly more than F. Scott Fitzgerald—perhaps because his life was longer and with a few more highs to focus on—but often […]
Orson Welles talking about Hemingway: Very fun and interesting.
I think you will enjoy this. Orson Welles comments on how funny Hemingway was which is unexpected given his books. They are not funny reading. Hope you enjoy this clip.
Hem’s 16 Essential Books for Reading
The most essential gift for a good writer is a built-in, shockproof, shit detector. ― Ernest Hemingway Hemingway was notoriously generous to young writers and fans seeking his input. A.E. Hotchner who became a good confidante and friend met Hem in the Spring of 1948 when he was dispatched to Cuba on assignment by Cosmopolitan magazine to get […]
Interview with Hem in Spanish after Nobel Prize
This is interesting . It’s in Spanish and you can tell that Hemingway was enunciating carefully and considering his answers. It seems that he really tried to be gracious about his fans although he was not thrilled with the publicity after the Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes. http://www.openculture.com/2013/04/ernest_hemingway_appears_on_cuban_tv_in_1954.html
Why the Hemingway Collection is in Boston.
The largest collection of Hemingway letters and memorabilia is in Boston, Massachusetts at the John F. Kennedy Library and Museum. Mary Welch Hemingway, Hem’s fourth wife, made that selection. While Hemingway and John Kennedy never met, Kennedy respected Hemingway’s writing and person. In his own Pulitzer Prize winning book, Profiles in Courage, Kennedy cited Hemingway’s […]
The Nobel Prize For Literature in 1954
He did it. He should have done it in 1942 for For Whom the Bell Tolls but the committee was divided; some felt the sexual content was “improper”; no prize was awarded at all that year. It’s a bit sad that the award happened when it did, as Hem was not up to accepting it in person […]
Hemingway and Fitzgerald: It never gets old. We just can’t stop figuring out how to compare them. See new play below. Best, Christine
Bullfight on Third Avenue, Bewley’s Cafe: Ghosts of Hemingway and Fitzgerald meet in an Irish bar Bullfight on Third Avenue Bewley’s Café Theatre, Dublin Until August 3 Katy Hayes July 13 2019 2:30 Eddie Naughton’s new play continues his series of chamber dramas of the literary left. His neat plays are tightly focused on great […]
The Short Story: Why we love them. C
The Glorious Intensity of a Great Short Story DESIGN & LIVINGCOLUMN “They mightn’t sell as much as a blockbuster novel, but our desire for an extraordinary short story that takes you to dark places prevails,” writes Ana Kinsella in her latest books column JULY 05, 2019TEXTAna Kinsella It may be hard to believe, but back in the […]
I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know? Ernest Hemingway http://8tracks.com/certain_songs/ernest-hemingway-s-ipod The above cite purports to know what should/would be on Hem’s ipod. Hmm, being a skeptic, I have to ask, “How do they know?” Still we can speculate. I see Hem listening to Sinatra. I don’t know […]