Friday, October 1, 2010

Lost Libraries...

I read an interesting article, Lost Libraries about what happens to writers libraries when they die... probably not what you think would happen actually. Found via The Casual Optimist. The article mentioned thousands of Hemingway's books were still at his villa in Cuba. This lead me to an article on Hemingway's Cuban villa, Saving the Hemingway Villa, but to see inside the villa check out this CBS clip.

Another interesting note: Hemingway only met Castro once in his twenty years on the island.
Hemingway survived two plane crashes within 48 hours of one another when in Africa.

“We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master”- Hemingway


  1. The lost libraries article was fascinating. So is the fact that Hemingway survived those plane crashes. You would really feel like life was out to get you, wouldn't you?


  2. PS. Or perhaps you would feel that it was time to buy a lotto ticket?


  3. Lotto ticket. He did end up shooting himself in the head... Hemingway was out to get Hemingway.


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