Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Dree Hemingway: "I still prefer Fitzgerald to Hemingway"
American model and actress Dree Hemingway talks to Ellie Pithers about shoes and famous relations.
BY Ellie Pithers | 18 February 2013 - The Telegraph
Dree Hemingway stars in the spring/summer 2013 Esprit campaign with Chinese model Liu Wen Photo: Esprit/Terry Richardson
Dree Hemingway, 25, is an American model and actress, and the great-granddaughter of Ernest Hemingway. Her mother is the actress Mariel Hemingway. Dree has appeared in campaigns for Jean Paul Gaultier, Valentino, Gucci and Tory Burch, and modelled for Vogue , i-D , Harper's Bazaar and W . This season she is the face of Esprit, starring alongside the Chinese model Liu Wen in a travel-diary-inspired campaign shot by Terry Richardson. When we met on set in Rome on a crisp autumn day, she was full of praise for the photographer. 'It's not about posing with Terry; he just makes you feel like you're hanging out with your friends.'
On her great-grandfather I've started to read Hemingway's Boat [by Paul Hendrickson] and it's really inspiring. Embarrassingly enough I don't know that much about my great-grandfather. I was inspired by his letter-writing from his travels, so I attempted to keep a diary of what I was doing but I found it weird. I cherish my experiences inside, rather than having to log them, because then it sounds like an itinerary. Full article