Tagged: World War II

Lit rec #259: “All politicians are bores and liars and fakes. I talk to people” (1936).

Hemingway’s better half & a better war reporter. Up there with Homage for Catalonia. Experience this.THE FACE OF WAR by Martha Gellhorn



Lit rec #258: “It was not generally realized that what children mostly wanted was to be left alone” (2001).

Some of the best war writing ever, and ultimately, a lovely story. I didn’t mind the ending, seriously. ATONEMENT by Ian McEwan