Hemingway’s Documents Found in Cuba Have Been Digitized

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

In October 2011, I had read an article in Vanity Fair that detailed how Jenny Phillips, the granddaughter of Maxwell Perkins, Hemingway’s editor, orchestrated the rescue of documents stored in the author’s Cuban home, la Finca Vigia. I found it fascinating that there were still papers Hemingway wrote that nobody had seen. On February 10, 2014, a New York Times article announced that these documents have been digitized and are now available on  the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum website. I was a bit disappointed that no manuscript was found, but these papers still give us a glimpse of the author’s day-to-day life. I know what I’ll be doing in the next few hours…

The New York Times article:  A Mutable Feast