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In Conversation: Encounters with 39 Great Writers
In this impressive collection, a broad range of major writers openly discuss their craft, the creative process, and the writing life as a whole. From Noam Chomsky, Seamus Heaney, and Toni Morrison to Tobias Wolff, Russell Banks, and Janet Malcom, these interviews are personal, compelling, and engaging from beginning to end. Featuring detailed profiles of both fiction and n ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 30th 2010 by Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.
(first published January 1st 2010)
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This is a collection of 40 interviews with contemporary writers (23 of 'fiction', and 17 of 'non-fiction' — note: the cover and title of this book states there are 39 writers, when in fact there are 40... for some reason Graham Swift is missing from the names on the cover) previously published in various magazines and newspapers. As such they are clear journalistic reports on these writers that are a pleasure to read; they provide insights on each writer on specific (but in context necessarily l ...more