Celebrate the birthday of renowned author Ernest Hemingway by reading (or re-reading) some of his greatest works.
But Hemingway is not alone in producing outstanding American classics: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Edith Wharton, William Faulkner, Mark Twain, Zora Neale Hurston, and many more. Enjoy all the great American classics with selections from our new and used books.
Ernest Hemingway (b. on July 21st, 1889 in Oak Park, Illinois-d. July 2nd, 1961) was the highly influential American author of such classic novels as The Sun Also Rises, For Whom the Bell Tolls, The Old Man and the Sea, and A Farewell to Arms. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1954. Hemingway was well known for his sparse writing style, a departure from the florid writing styles of his contemporaries, and his literary aesthetic has influenced countless American authors and genres (particularly crime and pulp fiction novels).