The Bat Segundo Show & Follow Your Ears

Amanda Vaill (BSS #549)

June 27, 2014

Martha Gellhorn and Ernest Hemingway headed to Spain to help the Loyalists during the Civil War. Gellhorn was to transform into one of the 20th century's best war correspondents. Hemingway needed to have his romanticism crushed to write a masterpiece. They are two figures in Amanda Vaill's HOTEL FLORIDA. This conversation examines how the Civil War changed not only the trajectory of Spain, but the future of world culture. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.