Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ernest Hemingway forever

I’m re-reading “The Snows of Kilimanjaro” this morning. The story has so much to offer in so many ways. Hemingway’s familiar emotional battles are prominent with a full catalog of the enemies, all of which restrain his writing: 1) the … Continue reading

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An Elmore Leonard sampler

For my tastes, Elmore Leonard was at his very best in his sixties, from about 1988 through 1996. Published at the core of the period were Get Shorty and Rum Punch. They formed the basis for two fine films, Get … Continue reading

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