A selection of Hemingway’s best prose written for newspapers and magazines between 1920 and 1956.
Ernest Hemingway’s literary apprenticeship was served in journalism, a career that he pursued for over four decades. From his early work as a correspondent for the Toronto Star in Europe during the 1920s, through his inimitable articles for Esquire and his first-hand reports of the Spanish Civil War, to the mellow, ironic chronicle of his last African adventures, few correspondents have produced a more impressive body of work.
By-Line presents a fascinating and revealing selection of Hemingway’s journalism, and charts the development of one of the greatest novelists of the twentieth century.
“Reconciling literature and action, he fulfilled for all writers, the sickroom dream of leaving the desk for the arena, and then returning to the desk. He wrote good and lived good, and both activities were the same.”