The best takeaways we gleaned from This Will Make a Man of You: One Man’s Search for Hemingway and Manhood in a Changing World by Frank Miniter.

Stay down!
If you fall down when you run the bulls in Pamplona, stay down. If you get up, you’ll be gored by the bulls.

Be a modern man!
Indulge in adventures and vices like drinking or smoking—but in moderation. Avoid bigotry and sexism.

Stand your ground!
Don’t run when an African elephant bull charges you. Wave something—like a hat—at the animal, which is only trying to scare you.