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    DescriptionThis is a second volume of fascinating interviews from one of the world's best loved literary magazines. Since The Paris Review was founded in 1953, it has given us invaluable conversations with the greatest writers of our age, vivid self-portraits that are themselves works of finely-crafted literature. From Faulkner's determination that a great novel takes 'ninety-nine percent talent ...ninety-nine percent discipline ...ninety-nine percent work', to Gabriel Marquez's observation that 'in the first paragraph you solve most of the problems with your book', The Paris Review has elicited revelatory and revealing thoughts from our most accomplished novelists, poets and playwrights. With an introduction by Orhan Pamuk, this volume brings together another rich, varied crop of literary voices, comprising: Graham Greene, James Thurber, William Faulkner, Robert Lowell, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Eudora Welty, John Gardner, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Philip Larkin, James Baldwin, William Gaddis, Harold Bloom, Toni Morrison, Alice Munro, Peter Carey and Stephen King. 'A colossal literary event' as Gary Shteyngart put it, The Paris Review Interviews vol. 2 is a treasury of wisdom from the world's literary masters.


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    Title
    The Paris Review Interviews
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Philip Gourevitch, Introduction by Orhan Pamuk
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 138 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 38 mm
    Weight: 546 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847670335
    ISBN 10: 1847670334
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DNF, DSB
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    DC22: 820.90091
    Thema V1.0: DNL, DSB
    Edition statement
    Main
    Illustrations note
    facsims.
    Publisher
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Publication date
    01 November 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Philip Gourevitch was named editor of The Paris Review in 2005, succeeding George Plimpton, who was editor from 1953 until his death in 2003.
    Review quote
    "'The Paris Review is one of the few truly essential literary magazines of the twentieth century--and now of the twenty-first. Frequently weird, always wonderful.' Margaret Atwood 'If you only want to get acquainted with your favourite writer, you could go to a reading or a book-signing. But to really know them, you should read a Paris Review interview.' The Times 'The most remarkable and extensive interviewing project we possess.' New York Times"