15 Strange Things About Ernest Hemingway We Bet You Didn't Know

15 Strange Things About Ernest Hemingway We Bet You Didn't Know

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One of the greatest American novelist and short-story writer, Ernest Hemingway once declared, “Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”    Via http://bit.ly/2uJxMjV   This day 100 years ago, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning writer Ernest Hemingway turned 18-years-old. Throughout his lifetime, he accomplished the good, the bad, as well as the ugly. Most are familiar with his notable works such as “The Old Man and the Sea” (1951), “The Sun Also Rises” (1926), and “A Farewell to Arms” (1929). But how many are aware of the bizarre …

15 Strange Things About Ernest Hemingway We Bet You Didn’t Know

15 Strange Things About Ernest Hemingway We Bet You Didn’t Know

Book Culture

One of the greatest American novelist and short-story writer, Ernest Hemingway once declared, “Every man’s life ends the same way. It is only the details of how he lived and how he died that distinguish one man from another.”    Via http://bit.ly/2uJxMjV   This day 100 years ago, Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning writer Ernest Hemingway turned 18-years-old. Throughout his lifetime, he accomplished the good, the bad, as well as the ugly. Most are familiar with his notable works such as “The Old Man and the Sea” (1951), “The Sun Also Rises” (1926), and “A Farewell to Arms” (1929). But how many are aware of the bizarre …

10 Classic Books That Almost Had Different Titles

10 Classic Books That Almost Had Different Titles

Book titles are important: along with the cover, they’re one of the first things we notice when we pick up a novel. We’ve grown so used to some famous book titles that we barely think about them anymore. Of course The Great Gatsby is called The Great Gatsby; why wouldn’t it be? But the truth is, it almost wasn’t. And F. Scott Fitzgerald isn’t the only literary figure who switched up a famous title at the last minute. Here are 10 incredible examples of famous book titles that were almost completely different.   Catch-22 by Joseph Heller Which number followed the “Catch-” in Catch-22 …

8 Famous Authors Who Were Also Spies

8 Famous Authors Who Were Also Spies

British author Frederick Forsyth made big news recently when he admitted that he had worked as a secret agent for the MI6, the British foreign intelligence agency. But the author of The Day of the Jackal isn’t the only writer who once worked as a spy. Check out this list of forger secret agents turned writers. You might be surprised to see who shows up!   Roald Dahl Roald Dahl flew fighter planes in World War II, and afterwards went to work in the British embassy in Washington, DC. There, allegedly, he worked with British and Candian agents to investigate the political leanings …