Monday, July 03, 2006

Hemingway died on this day in 1961

Hemingway died on this day in 1961. (Some sources date his death on July 2nd.) Click here for the brief but informative obituary in the New York Times.

Hemingway won the 1954 Nobel Prize in Literature. Click here to read the Presentation Speech and here to read Hemingway's Banquet Speech.

The novelist N.M. Kelby convincingly argues that The Old Man and the Sea is The Great Florida Novel. hosts a Hemingway retrospective which has a pictorial biography and other interesting features.

--Marshal Zeringue