Our Man in Havana

blog-hemingwayIn a 2007 post, we rounded up unusual stories that proved readers’ posthumous interest with Ernest Hemingway. The fascination continues: Earlier this month, the New York Times placed a piece on the front cover about the editorial squabbling over a “recast” version of Hemingway’s incomplete memoir A Moveable Feast; now comes an intriguing short entry from the Guardian about the new book Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America, which asserts that Hemingway was “for a while on the KGB’s list of its agents in America” and served as a “dilettante spy” — albeit an incompetent one. Read more on the topic here.