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Book Gets Banned,
in case you missed it
Nov 12, 2023 7:00 AM CST
Steve Martin's Book Gets Banned, He Celebrates
'Shopgirl' among more than 300 titles removed from schools in Collier County, Florida
- A Florida school district has banned one of Steve Martin's books—and he's "so proud." The actor and writer took to his social media accounts on Monday to celebrate the banning of his bestselling novella
by the Collier County School District. "So proud to...
Letter: 'I Am More
Valuable to Them
Alive Than Dead'
Sep 5, 2023 6:29 AM CDT
Hemingway Letter: 'I Am More Valuable to Them Alive Than Dead'
Author's note to his lawyer after 2 plane crashes talks about injuries, beef with Abercrombie & Fitch
- A letter that author Ernest Hemingway wrote to his attorney soon after he'd endured back-to-back plane crashes just sold for big bucks on the auction block. NPR reports the that four-page note, scrawled on stationery from a hotel in Venice, Italy, went for $237,055 via Nate D. Sanders...
Hemingway Look-Alike Wins
Contest, Despite Big Difference
Jul 25, 2023 11:06 AM CDT
Hemingway Look-Alike Wins Contest, Despite Big Difference
'I only have one wife,' jokes Gerrit Marshall, 68, victor of annual Key West doppelganger contest
- On his 68th birthday, a white-bearded Wisconsin man won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days celebration that ends Sunday. Gerrit Marshall, a retired television broadcast engineer from Madison, prevailed over the weekend at Sloppy Joe's Bar, a frequent hangout of Ernest Hemingway...
Winnie the Pooh,
Lose Copyright Protections
Jan 1, 2022 1:45 PM CST
Winnie the Pooh,
Hemingway Lose Copyright Protections
AA Milne's children's classic and the novel ' The Sun Also Rises' enter public domain
Winnie the Pooh
The Sun Also Rises
are going public. AA Milne's beloved children's book and Ernest Hemingway's classic novel, along with films starring Buster Keaton and Greta Garbo are among the works from 1926 whose copyrights expire Saturday, putting them in the public domain as...
Ken Burns Film Takes
New Look at Hemingway
Apr 4, 2021 5:00 PM CDT
Ken Burns Film Takes New Look at Hemingway
Three-part documentary on PBS begins on Monday
- A new Ken Burns documentary on Ernest Hemingway—powered by vast but little-known archives kept at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston—is shedding new light on the acclaimed novelist, per the AP .
, premiering on PBS on three consecutive nights starting April 5, takes a...
Has a New
Mar 31, 2019 11:23 AM CDT
Havana Has a New Hemingway Tribute
US and Cuba collaborate on conservation project
- US donors and Cuban builders have completed one of the longest-running joint projects between the two countries at a low point in bilateral relations. Officials from the Boston-based Finca Vigia Foundation and Cuba's National Cultural Heritage Council cut the ribbon Saturday evening on a state-of-the-art, $1.2 million conservation...
He Saved Hemingway's Life
at 18. Now He Has a Name
Jan 22, 2019 4:32 PM CST
He Saved Hemingway's Life at 18. Now He Has a Name
Author, historian identify Fedele Temperini as wartime savior
- Ernest Hemingway made it out of World War I only because a soldier was "blown to bits," as the
puts it. Now you have Fedele Temperini to thank in part for classics like
For Whom the Bell Tolls
The Old Man and the Sea
. Researchers have...
Hemingway Short Story
Published After 62 Years
Aug 2, 2018 3:49 AM CDT
Hemingway Short Story Published After 62 Years
A Room on the Garden Side is set in postwar Paris
- The themes and trappings are familiar for an Ernest Hemingway narrative: Paris, wartime, talk of books and wine, and the scars of battle. But the story itself has been little known beyond the scholarly community for decades:
A Room on the Garden Side
, written in 1956 and set in the...
Irma Worry: Hemingway Home,
Its Caretaker, and Lots of Cats
Sep 8, 2017 9:07 AM CDT
Irma Worry: Hemingway Home, Its Caretaker, and Lots of Cats
Mariel Hemingway urges 72-year-old to flee Key West before it's too late
- While Hurricane Irma's exact landfall and path is up in the air, one thing seems like a sure bet: Florida's Key West is going to get blasted. Key West happens to be the site of Ernest Hemingway's old home, which is why granddaughter Mariel Hemingway is making...
The Real Cause of
Apr 26, 2017 3:29 PM CDT
The Real Cause of Hemingway's Decline? Concussions: Psychiatrist
Psychiatrist argues the great writer was suffering from CTE
- In 1936, Ernest Hemingway told a friend he'd never kill himself, the
reports. The great author was dead by his own hand 25 years later. According to
, Hemingway scholars have long blamed the writer's decade-long decline and eventual suicide on some combination of alcoholism and...
Best Hemingway Lookalike:
Guy Named Hemingway
Jul 25, 2016 10:05 AM CDT
Best Hemingway Lookalike: Guy Named Hemingway
Like Ernest, he also likes to drink
- For the first time in its 36-year history, a Hemingway has won a competition seeking the man who most looks like literary giant Ernest Hemingway. Dave Hemingway was named the winner of the "Papa" Hemingway Lookalike Contest on Saturday in Key West, Fla., reports the AP . He says he'...
There Are 4 Kinds
Jul 17, 2015 9:10 AM CDT
Scientists Decide There Are 4 Kinds of Drunks
Are you an Ernest Hemingway drunk or a Mary Poppins drunk?
- If you can "drink hells any amount of whiskey without getting drunk," you're an Ernest Hemingway drunk—and you're in good company. That's the finding of University of Missouri researchers who broke down the types of drunks into four distinct categories in a study published...
Feds Can Restrict
Dec 16, 2012 5:04 PM CST
Feds Can Restrict Hemingway's Cats: Ruling
Judges crack down on Key West museum
- Looks like Ernest Hemingway's famous six-toed cats won't roam so freely anymore. Three federal judges have ruled that a Key West, Fla., museum housing the cats can no longer keep them without restrictions, the
Christian Science Monitor
reports. The museum will have to put them in cages overnight,...
Farewell to Arms
—With 47 Alternate Endings
Jul 5, 2012 8:22 AM CDT
Farewell to Arms
Reprinted —With 47 Alternate Endings
Ernest Hemingway classic republished, out next week
- Good news for Ernest Hemingway fans: Next week, you can read
A Farewell to Arms
with its 47 alternate endings. The author said, in 1958, that he rewrote the final words of his classic "39 times before I was satisfied," and those endings were preserved at the JFK...
You Can't Be
Jun 28, 2012 5:38 PM CDT
Judge to Lawyer: No, You Can't Be Hemingway
He rejects odd request with his own literary flare
- A lawyer in an upcoming federal trial wanted to make sure he'd get a particular day off in a few weeks—because, as he noted in his request, the "undersigned counsel" is "a perennial contestant in the Ernest Hemingway Look-alike Contest" at Sloppy Joe's Bar in...
Catalonia Bans Bullfights
(Hemingway Saw It Coming)
Jul 28, 2010 11:40 AM CDT
Catalonia Bans Bullfights (Hemingway Saw It Coming)
Region is first in mainland Spain to abolish the sport
- Score one for the bulls. Catalonia became the first region in mainland Spain to ban bullfighting today, reports the BBC . Animal rights activists who see the sport as barbaric succeeded in getting the ban passed, much to the dismay of those who see it as an integral part of the...
50 Famous Authors
poor jane austen
Apr 24, 2010 3:49 PM CDT
50 Famous Authors Other Famous Authors Hate
Jane Austen gets clobbered by Mark Twain, Charlotte Bronte
- Just because you're in the club, doesn't mean you like all of its members. To wit, Examiner.com lists 50 famous authors that other famous authors
don't like...in their own, well-penned words:
Mark Twain on Jane Austen:
"Every time I read
Pride and Prejudice,
I want to
Literary Video Games
We'd Like to Play
Feb 10, 2010 9:49 PM CST
Literary Video Games We'd Like to Play
Hey, if Dante's Inferno worked, why not Moby Dick?
- Now that EA’s successfully turned
into a bloody beat-em-up action game, the guys at
decided to dream up some other literary classics begging to be transformed into games. There picks:
: In this 8-bit classic, Gregor Samsa morphs into Bug Mode and scampers around
Tap Literary Greatness
at These Getaways
Aug 1, 2009 6:56 PM CDT
Tap Literary Greatness at These Getaways
- Looking to vacation in a spot that inspired your favorite novel?
asks travel expert Melissa Biggs Bradley about the best hotels to connect physically with the literature.
The Resort at Paws Up, Greenough, Mont.:
"The Blackfoot River, which runs through this 37,000-acre ranch, is the river
Jul 7, 2009 11:21 AM CDT
Dow Who? Pamplona's Bulls Still Charging
- Thousands of daredevil tourists have descended on Pamplona, Spain, for the annual running of the bulls that began today. Four were injured on the first day, including one American, though nobody was gored. As
reports, sprinting ahead of six half-ton angry bulls is pretty dangerous, but many injuries result...
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