Hemingway & Gellhorn’s Follies d’Amour

. Do you do politics, but live for art? Do art, but live for politics? Don’t tell me. Share it with your confessor. Or your bartender. We saw the Kennedy Center & Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim‘s Follies, minus Bernadette Peters, at the Ahmanson on Sunday. Theater tickets were still costing more than an ounce […]

The World Isn’t What You Think It Is

.   It wasn’t ‘t even what you thought it was when you thought it was it. From “Ernest Hemingway: war hero, big-game hunter, ‘gin-soaked abusive monster’,” Time Literary Supplement James Campbell reviewing The Letters Of Ernest Hemingway, Volume One: 1907–1922 and Hemingway’s Boat: Everything he loved in life, and lost, 1934-1961, by Paul Hendrickson […]

Writers Write

“I always try to write on the principle of the iceberg. There is seven-eighths of it under water for every part that shows.” Ernest Hemingway, Interview by George Plimpton Paris Review, (pdf), spring 1958 ——— Related articles by Zemanta Ernest Hemingway Style Icon (apartmenttherapy.com) Paris Review Launches A Blog (huffingtonpost.com) Who’s right? (lookingcloser.org) A Moveable […]