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This superb collection features some of the freshest, funniest, most intriguing interviews in the history of Tin House. A veritable who’s who of contemporary writers, poets, and graphic novelists discuss work, life, literary theft, dry spells, what they do besides writing, and much more. With a relaxed approach that offers a far different slant than more formal craft-based ...more
Paperback, 350 pages
Published October 28th 2007 by Tin House Books
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Sarah
Nice colletion. I think I enjoyed the interviews with authors that I knew less about more than I enjoyed the ones with authors that I had read before. I expected it to mostly be writers-on-writing, so it was a pleasant surprise that most of these interviews had a wider scope.
Art
Jul 05, 2008 Art is currently reading it
still working my way through this one, but the interviews are really in-depth and interesting, the authors in this anthology are great and pretty diverse, culturally and in the literary world, and i am really enjoying it. i am getting introduced to a lot of writers that are new to me, and getting a deeper insight into some favorites.
corinne
I did not know the majority of the authors in this book - but it sure made me curious about their works. I appreciated so much these interviews, especially hearing about peoples' rituals for approaching writing and their own internal conflicts about it.
Zach
Read this for the interviews with two of my heroes: Denis Johnson and Charles D'Ambrosio. Great stuff with Marilynn Robinson, too.
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Win McCormack is an American publisher and editor from Oregon.

He is editor-in-chief of Tin House magazine and Tin House Books, the former publisher of Oregon Magazine, and founder and treasurer of MediAmerica, Inc. He serves on the board of directors of the journal New Perspectives Quarterly. His political and social writings have appeared in Oregon Humanities, Tin House, The Nation, The Oregonian
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