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Everybody Behaves Badly
352 pages; Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Few writers mythologized their own misbehavior with more gusto than Ernest Hemingway. In this history of the Spanish sojourn that inspired The Sun Also Rises, we encounter Hemingway before his fame—a charming, at times cruel social climber on the cusp of brilliance.