1. My first language was French.
2. I was born in a hotel.
3. I served in an ambulance unit during World War I.
4. I was in a motorcycle accident with Hemingway in which he broke his arm. I was unscathed.
5. During my early career, I was a supporter of Communism, but by the end of my life I wrote admiringly of Barry Goldwater’s presidential bid.
6. I was on the cover of Time magazine.
Alright then, here’s your mystery author.