"I have my own medicine against loneliness reaching the degree of despair: I read. I read as one swims to shore—when reading anything, I am not there, and therefore not alone; I am somewhere else, in the book, with those people. Probably the reason I read mainly novels; I join other lives. " - Martha Gellhorn

"I have my own medicine against loneliness reaching the degree of despair: I read. I read as one swims to shore—when reading anything, I am not there, and therefore not alone; I am somewhere else, in the book, with those people. Probably the reason I read mainly novels; I join other lives. " - Martha Gellhorn

martha gellhorn , journalist, third wife of Hemingway, born in St.Louis

Martha Gellhorn’s article about Dachau in Collier’s Weekly (updated)

Martha Gellhorn was a novelist, travel writer and journalist, and she was considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. Additionally, as the third wife of Hemingway, she was the only woman to ever leave him. When asked about their relationship, she replied:    Why should I be a footnote to someone else’s life?

Martha Gellhorn was a novelist, travel writer and journalist, and she was considered one of the greatest war correspondents of the 20th century. Additionally, as the third wife of Hemingway, she was the only woman to ever leave him. When asked about their relationship, she replied: Why should I be a footnote to someone else’s life?

Martha Gellhorn ... Novelist, essayist, journalist, war correspondent. One of my role models.

Martha Gellhorn ... Novelist, essayist, journalist, war correspondent. One of my role models.

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