Wall Street Journal: Wonderful review of “Hemingway Didn’t Say That” appeared in “The Wall Street Journal” on April 10. The reviewer was top quotation expert Fred R. Shapiro editor of “The Yale Book of Quotations”.
New York Times: Great article about “Hemingway Didn’t Say That” and the Quote Investigator website appeared in “The New York Times” on April 27 titled “That Wasn’t Mark Twain: How a Misquotation Is Born” by Niraj Chokshi. A fun quiz based on the book was published the next day.
National Public Radio: All Things Considered: Excellent interview piece titled “Hemingway Didn’t Say That’ (And Neither Did Twain Or Kafka)” broadcast April 4, 2017. Great thanks to interviewer Robert Siegel and producer Connor Donevan.
More Praise for “Hemingway Didn’t Say That”:
“Garson O’Toole is the Sherlock Holmes of quotation sleuths, and Hemingway Never Said That provides an intriguing, behind-the-scenes look into his case files. A thoroughly enjoyable book on its own, and an essential reference work for those who take their quotations seriously.” —Dr. Mardy Grothe, author of Metaphors Be With You
“There is not—and never has been—anyone better at elucidating the early history of quotations than Garson O’Toole.” —Charles Clay Doyle, co-compiler of The Dictionary of Modern Proverbs
“When I was compiling the Yale Book of Quotations, I thought that would be my greatest contribution to the quotation addicts of the world. Now I know that my real greatest contribution has been to inspire Garson O’Toole. Anyone who loves quotations, which is just about everybody on the planet, should devour Hemingway Didn’t Say That.” —Fred R. Shapiro, editor of The Yale Book of Quotations
“You don’t need to be a detective to appreciate all the research that went into this book. Along the way, pay attention to Garson O’Toole’s bag of verification tricks. This entertaining book is a must for librarians, professors, journalists, and others who cherish accurate, properly attributed information.” —David H. Rothman, editor-publisher of TeleRead
The first book from the Quote Investigator is called Hemingway Didn’t Say That: The Truth Behind Familiar Quotations. The publication date is April 2017, and you can visit the pre-order webpage by clicking on the book title in the previous sentence which is a link. The content is based on this very popular website. The introduction, theme, and organization are new and innovative.
Publishing has entered a tumultuous period, and every author faces a set of decisions which are exciting and challenging. QI selected Amazon Publishing which has grown into a powerhouse since its launch in 2009. Amazon is the top channel for self-publishing, but this book is not being self-published. The team includes: editor, copy editor, book cover designer, and publicity person. Hardcover, paperback, and Kindle versions of the book will be released via the Little A imprint of Amazon Publishing.