By the Book

By the Book

Writers on Literature and the Literary Life From The New York Times Book Review

Book - 2014
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"Sixty-five of the world's leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them. These wide-ranging interviews are conducted by Pamela Paul, the editor of the The New York Times Book Review, featuring personalities as varied as David Sedaris, Hilary Mantel, Michael Chabon, Khaled Hosseini, Anne Lamott, and James Patterson. These questions and answers admit us into the private worlds of these authors, as they reflect on their work habits, reading preferences, inspirations, pet peeves, and recommendations.By the Book contains the full uncut interviews, reflecting a range of experiences and observations that deepens readers' understanding of the literary sensibility and the writing process." -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781627791458
Characteristics: xix, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Paul, Pamela
Tamaki, Jillian 1980-
Alternative Title: New York Times book review
Call Number: 809 BY


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Sep 06, 2018

This was okay but I was annoyed by how many of the male authors interviewed don't mention or apparently read any books by women.

Aug 04, 2015

If you love to read about books, authors and get new titles to read, you'll love this book! This is a compilation of the NY Times Book Review column that's published weekly.


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