Literary Property: A Pique at Biography

Ernest Hemingway met A. E. Hotchner in 1948, and the world-famous novelist and the relatively unknown magazine writer soon became fast friends. They went fishing together in Cuba, watched bullfights in Spain, hunted the pheasant country of Idaho, and toured France. "Papa" and "Hotch" got along so well together that Papa gave his friend the right to adapt some of his novels and short stories for movies and TV. And because they were inseparable companions, Hotch became aware of Papa's gradually increasing periods of depression, his dark and suicidal moods. There...