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, […]

Visit To the Hemingway Collection in Boston Part 1

  I was in Boston for a few days and took the opportunity to visit the Hemingway collection at the JFK Library and Museum. It’s about 20 minutes depending on traffic from downtown in a cab but shuttle buses travel out there more inexpensively as well. It is right on the water and very modern […]


Just when you think everything that can possibly be written about Hemingway or his life or his writing has been done, another level of knowledge is uncovered.   The third volume of Hemingway’s letters, which covers the period 1926 to 1929, has been published. Those were truly wonderful years. He wrote The Sun Also Rises […]

Hemingway’s Seminal Novel issued with new Beginning

The Sun Also Rises did have a different beginning when Hemingway first wrote it. Apparently, Scott Fitzgerald suggested that Hemingway begin later in the story and crossed out the beginning Hem had slated for the novel. He followed that advice and the rest is history. Or not. A new edition shows Hemingway’s original placement of […]