Thursday, August 05, 2010

Hemingway & Age of Information Technology

I mentioned to my wife about Ernest Hemingway's short story in 6 words. Yes, the one he considered his best work ever. She responded back asking "Have you ever browsed Craig's List?

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Very curious to know what those six words were

Hemingway said...

anonymous,

you could have searched for it :-) the six words were:

'For sale: baby shoes, never worn'

Anonymous said...

Age of excessiveness....

Abhi said...

Didnt know about this six word story.thanks for the tip.:)

Anonymous said...

http://www.snopes.com/language/literary/babyshoes.asp

Anonymous said...

Is the Hemingway 6 word story truth or legend?

ms said...

so much pathos in those six words. hey, start the "six-word novel" movement! here's my offering:
"kalmadi went that way, i think"

Anonymous said...

I conquered. I saw. I came.

10,000 years later, it stopped raining.