Happy Birthday to literary icon, Ernest Hemingway, born this day in 1899 in Oak Park Illinois!
In 1925, Hemingway published his first collection of short stories in the U.S., which was followed by his well-received 1926 debut novel “The Sun Also Rises”. Between 1929 & 1937 “A Farewell to Arms”, “Death in the Afternoon”, “Green Hills of Africa”, and “To Have and Have Not” were published. In 1940 his acclaimed “For Whom the Bell Tolls” was published.
Hemingway’s last significant work, “The Old Man and the Sea” was published in 1952, which awarded him the Pulitzer Prize in 1953, he also won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1954