A new book, “Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America,” reveals that the beloved American novelist was a spy in the service of the KGB—but failed miserably at the job.
Ernest Hemingway kept a submachine gun in his 38-foot fishing boat in case in came across a German U-boat or an armed marlin, so it's likely that he would appreciate the utter lack of nuance displayed by the members of the NYPD's Queens Warrant Squad who wear his words. Show More Summary
When Ernest Hemingway was still a young, nervous, viciously hopeful, and mercilessly determined correspondent for the Toronto Star in Paris, his wife, Hadley Richardson, decided to visit him in Lausanne. While Hadley was in transit, her suitcase — containing the only copies of...
I loved The Sun Also Rises in high school. I had to defend my love of this book to my closest friends. I bought it a couple years ago because I loved it, though I hadn't read it again since...
There’s a scene in Silver Linings Playbook, one of last year’s big Oscar contenders, in which Bradley Cooper’s mentally unstable character, Pat Solitano is reading Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms. He ends up tossing the book through...Show More Summary
In 1934, the great novelist Ernest Hemingway made a list of books that all aspiring writers should read. Below, we’ve linked to free copies of most of the books on his massive list. Open Culture has a great article about how a young hobo and aspiring writer named Arnold Samuelson ended up getting writing advice from Hemingway himself. Show More Summary
Ernest Hemingway once said, "A man does not exist until he is drunk." Sometimes, neither do literary characters. Don Draper drinks an Old Fashioned because he’s a man. Rocky Balboa drank his protein shakes--five raw eggs--for strength. Show More Summary
Ernest Hemingway once described Paris in spring as a time when “there were no problems except where to be happiest.” Clearly Hemingway did not foresee the springtime of 2013. For many of Paris’s residents right now — in fact, for many French in general — the answer to the question of where to be happiest is: Pretty much anywhere but France. Show More Summary
Remember in Midnight in Paris when Gil Pender, traveling back to 1920s Paris, wanted Ernest Hemingway to read his novel?… Read More
On the island of Key West, Fla., the tourists—in every shade of sunburn—line up to visit the Ernest Hemingway Home
2,000 recently digitized copies of Ernest Hemingway’s papers will be transferred from Cuba to Boston’s John F. Kennedy Library – this will be the first time copies of the papers will be available to U.S. researchers. As of right now, I don’t believe there are any plans to return the urinal Hemingway took from a [...]Show More Summary
Mel Brooks doesn't think he's an American master. That's someone like Mark Twain or Ernest Hemingway, says the creator of the funniest farting scene in the history of film. But Susan Lacy, ex...
Records from the estate in Cuba where Ernest Hemingway wrote many of his most famous books have been digitized and brought to the United States, the Associated Press reports. The materials will be held at Boston's John F. Kennedy Library, which holds a Hemingway collection of over 100,000 pages.
Fran Lebowitz has called him “the real F. Scott Fitzgerald.” Ernest Hemingway said he was “a man who knows exactly what he is writing about and has written it marvelously well.”
The reading of an excerpt from Ernest Hemingway's "A Moveable Feast."
Andrew O’Hagan contemplates writers whose work was informed by another medium: [N]ovelists are so often attached to second art forms that wear their physicality or their beauty outwardly. Ernest Hemingway considered bullfighting an art form and, indeed, he thought writers should be more like toreadors, brave and defiant in the face of death. For Japanese [...]
Specs Who Corey Stoll Age 37 Accomplishments Starred as Rep. Peter Russo (D-Penn.) on Netflix’s House of Cards; played Ernest Hemingway in Midnight in Paris; appearing in the films Glass Chin and Non-Stop, out this fall Base New York What’s the first information you consume in the morning? It’s unfortunate, but I keep my cellphone next to the bed. Show More Summary
The Hemingway Hijack takes over your social media presence in the most manly way possible. Many dream of sitting down for a drink or spending a day with a literary great. Those who nurture that desire and who are also looking to take their Facebook posts up a notch in the spirit of adventure are in luck. Show More Summary
Spend a day with Hemingway and use social media to tell everyone all about it
If Ernest Hemingway is known for anything other than his great contribution to the world of literature, it's that the man enjoyed a good stiff drink. If you can get through The Sun Also Rises without cracking a bottle of wine then you're a stronger person than we are. Show More Summary