As History.com notes, the late, great American writer Ernest Hemingway was born on this day.
On this day in 1899, Ernest Miller Hemingway, author of such novels as “For Whom the Bell Tolls” and “The Old Man and the Sea,” is born in Oak Park, Illinois. The influential American literary icon became known for his straightforward prose and use of understatement. Hemingway, who tackled topics such as bullfighting and war in his work, also became famous for his own macho, hard-drinking persona.
You can read the rest of the piece via the below link:
You can also read my Philadelphia Inquirer review of Hemingway’s Letters below:
And you can read my Washington Times review of Hemingway at War via the below link:
And lastly, you can read my Crime Beat column on Hemingway and crime via the below link:
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