By Nicholas A. Basbanes
"About the writer: contained in the inventive technique" collects greater than 40 of Nicholas Basbanes's interviews and essays that comes with novelists, biographers, poets, historians, and others who have been on a regular basis one of the best-selling authors. additionally, "About the writer" publishes for the 1st time the total interviews with very important writers akin to novelists A. S. Byatt, Joseph Heller, Edna O'Brien, and Kurt Vonnegut; the critic Alfred Kazan a number of months earlier than he died; and columnist Jimmy Breslin.
Perhaps nobody has been extra fitted to this type of reporting than Basbanes. utilizing the talents of an skilled interviewer and the thought of research of an neutral critic, Basbanes pioneered a brand new form of journalism for his weekly column. those items paint a impressive photograph of authors on the heights in their creativity.
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