Agatha Christie - With Pearls! Another reason I love her so!
Ernest Hemingway prepared a recommended reading list for aspiring writers. The list includes books such as Dubliners, Of Human Bondage, Wuthering Heights, War and Peace, Anna Karenina, The Brothers Karamazov and more!
Abba Abba, by Anthony Burgess, tells the story of the last months of John Keats’ life, which he spent dying of consumption in Rome. Burgess was a bit obsessed with Keats, which shows in this short little book.
In 1934, a young writer tramped across the country to talk to Ernest Hemingway at his Key West, FL home. Along with the advice on writing he received from Hemingway, he also got a list of essential reading comprised of two short stories and 14 books. | 16 Works That Ernest Hemingway Thought A Young Writer Should Read
Munro found herself referred to as 'some housewife', and was told that her subject matter, being too 'domestic', was boring. A male writer told her she wrote good stories, but he wouldn't want to sleep with her. 'Nobody invited him,' said Munro tartly.