A Farewell to Arms

A meaningful story of friendship. Makes all of us think about what sacrifices we would make for those we love.

Not only can you get your literary passport stamped twice with Hemingway's romp through Paris and Pamplona, but you can enjoy an immersive mood piece about the highs and lows of drunken, rambling youth.

Anything by Jane Austen is great. She created a whole writing style. She's legendary.

He lay flat on the brown, pine-needled floor, his chin on his folded arms, and high overhead the wind blew in the tops of the pine trees. -- For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway

Top New Historical Fiction on Goodreads, May 2013

Another book I picked up at Shakespeare & Co. in Paris in the early 80s. If you're going to be in Paris, read this book.

I read my Mom's college Shakespeare (complete set of plays) at night in a bed with a flashlight, in high school. Olde English! Love them always...

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"Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand - an incredible story of resilience and the human spirit.

The Sun Also Rises , by Ernest Hemingway

“Now is no time to think of what you do not have. Think of what you can do with what there is.”

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I have read this book several times...one of my absolute favorites...everyone should read this book.

My favorite JP book.

The History of Love


The 50 Greatest Love Letters of All Time, which features missives from icons like Ernest Hemingway, Jack Kerouac, Frida Kahlo, Franz Kafka, and Mozart, covering everything from tender love to lust to bitter breakups.

Take along a book. This vintage print shows a father and son reading while camping. c. 1910