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Can't get enough Hemingway? You've come to the right place.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston houses the Ernest Hemingway Collection, which has a ton of Hemingway's papers, manuscripts, and photographs.

If you're going to Chicago…

… then you should visit the Hemingway Museum (chock full o' memorabilia) and the house where he was born.

Movie or TV Productions

Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure (1999)

Objectively the best documentary about Hemingway ever made.

Midnight in Paris (2011)

Woody Allen's nostalgic film about the Parisian literati of the 1920s. Hemingway makes an appearance to give the main character (played by Owen Wilson) some tough-love writerly advice.

Articles and Interviews

Hemingway in Michigan

Hemingway spent a lot of childhood vacations at his parents' place in Michigan (the Hemingways lived in Chicago). This article talks about his relationship to Michigan in his stories, and also gives a good early biography.

A New York Times interview with Hemingway from 1940, in which he discusses writing and war

The "latest novel" he's talking about is For Whom the Bell Tolls.

Video

Like Hemingway? Like Monty Python? We've just the thing for you…

Monty Python's Michael Palin is a huge Hemingway fan and did a travel series on him for the BBC. This is an excerpt about Hemingway's experiences during WWI in Italy.

Go to class without changing out of your pajamas!

Yale professor Wai Chee Dimock gives a lecture on Hemingway's In Our Time.

Audio

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's…an audiobook!

For those of you who prefer to get your literature aurally.

…and another audio book

Because sometimes you want a slow-cadenced Englishman to read you Hemingway.

Images

Four-year-old Hemingway holding a rifle

We hope there's parental supervision.

Hemingway as a young man in a canoe up in Michigan

Most of Hemingway's fiction was inspired by events in his life.

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