Previously unpublished conversations with Ernest Hemingway will be featured in a new book this fall.
St. Martin's Press announced Wednesday that it had acquired A.E. Hotchner's "Hemingway in Love." Hotchner, 94, befriended Hemingway in the 1940s and would later write a controversial biography, "Papa Hemingway," that came out in 1966. The author's widow, Mary Hemingway, attempted unsuccessfully to block publication, alleging that Hotchner had included private conversations without permission.
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According to St. Martin's, Hotchner will draw upon taped conversations and "assiduous" notes to provide new details on Hemingway's romantic life in Paris, where he lived in the 1920s. Hotchner said in a statement that he left out the material from the first biography because some people involved were still alive. "Hemingway in Love" will also feature 10 rarely seen photographs.