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Sex, Swearing and Other Transliterations in Ernest Hemingway’s For Whom the Bell Tolls

The book I just finished, For Whom the Bell Tolls, is a very R rated book. It is violent. One of its longer chapters carefully paints a gripping and terrible picture, character by carefully depicted character, of a group of … Continue reading

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Quotes for the Day: Ernest Hemingway on Childcare

These passages – and the funny nicknames – have become a running joke between my wife and I since we read A Moveable Feast. Hemingway on balancing work and childcare: So the next morning, I woke early, boiled the rubber … Continue reading

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Quote for the Day: Ernest Hemingway on Self-pity

You God damn complainer.  You dirty phony saint and martyr, I said to myself. – Ernest Hemingway in his posthumously published memoir, A Moveable Feast, a book describing his days as a young, struggling writer living in Paris.  He makes … Continue reading

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