The Last Interview (Hemingway, Nora Ephron, and Philip K. Dick). This is not to be missed. Sorry you have to copy link into your browser but you will be rewarded. Listening to Maureen Corrigan is rewarding as well. Best, Christine

These are interesting relatively short vignettes/interviews in which the writers noted talk about life issues and writing. The Hemingway interviews print out to about 112 pages. The below link is an NPR link about the interviews and how alike the three writers featured were in their approaches to writing. Here is a quote from the article:  “Despite […]

Hemingway: Always Relevant and Always Being Re-evaluated.

(Marcos Paulo Prado/Unsplash)HEALTH How These Three Types of Writing Can Improve Self-Awareness And Mental Health CHRISTINA THATCHER, THE CONVERSATION19 JUNE 2021 Ernest Hemingway famously said that writers should “write hard and clear about what hurts”. Although Hemingway may not have known it at the time, research has now shown that writing about “what hurts” can help improve […]

PBS Event tomorrow: Please see below for way to view. Must register. Best, Christine

Wednesday, June 16, 2021Penn State News Behrend faculty to participate in PBS Hemingway event (Penn State) Two Penn State Behrend faculty members will be featured in an online screening and panel discussion about “Hemingway,” the new PBS film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, on June 17.IMAGE: PBSJune 15, 2021 ERIE, Pa. — Two Penn […]


 REVIEW BY MARIA BELTRAN 5 Stars – Congratulations on your 5-star review Reviewed By Maria Beltran for Readers’ Favorite Hemingway’s Daughter by Christine Whitehead is a work of fiction inspired by the concept that multi-awarded American author Ernest Hemingway had a daughter. Meet Finn Hemingway, only daughter of the maverick American writer from his first wife, […]

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 […]

David Brooks of the NY Times: Thoughts on Hemingway’s Cuba

  When David Brooks  visited Cuba and Hemingway’s home, the Finca Vigia, in 2016, he wrote an article  about it. He commented on how healthy a place Hemingway’s home in Cuba seemed. It was bright, beautifully situated, and filled with tons of reading material.Hemingway was an avid reader of newspapers and all sorts of books […]

Re-Reading Hemingway

              I decided it was time to re-read Hemingway. I’ve read all of it but lately have been reading more books about him instead of reading him. I just finished Mary (wife 4) Hemingway’s How It Was for the second time. It had been widely criticized as self-serving and not insightful. For me, it […]