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Faulkner from Hollywood to West Point

Whether in Hollywood doctoring scripts in the 1940s (above) or addressing cadets at West Point, literary lion William Faulkner was a paragon of style. Read more at A Continuous Lean….

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Beard & Blixen at Sotheby’s

Courtesy Sotheby’s This oversized, embellished Polaroid of swashbuckling photographer Peter Beard holding one of his iconic portraits of Out of Africa author Karen Blixen is expected to fetch up to $14,000 at Sotheby’s Photographies sale in Paris on May 10. … Continue reading

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Drinking & Driving with Hunter S. Thompson

Courtesy of DRIVEN A brisk wind is blustering down from the snow-capped Rockies as Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, clutching a Bloody Mary, shifts his red Chevrolet Caprice Classic convertible into high gear…. Thus begins our reminiscence of the good doctor … Continue reading

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Must Have: Ernest Hemingway’s .577 Westley Richards Nitro Express

The author’s safari rifle is up for auction in Maine. UPDATE: It sold for $340,000.

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