Blog Posts tagged "hemingway"

The new edition of 'A Farewell to Arms', with original cover art (via NY Times) Ernest Hemingway famously told George Plimpton, in a 1958 interview with the Paris Review, that he had re-written the ending to A Farewell to Arms "39 times before I was satisfied." For Hemingway, it was all about "getting the words right." Now readers will have the chance to read all the alternate endings in a new ed... [more]

Volunteers working for the CBC Calgary Reads book sale made an exciting discovery this week as they were sorting through the tens of thousands of donated booksa first edition of Hemingway's classic The Old Man and the Sea. An advisor on rare books for the sale, Gerry Morgan, says of the found copy, "The dust jacket is in very good condition which is fairly uncommon for a book from 1952 or 1953. I... [more]

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