Writers at Work: The Paris Review Interviews, First Series Read Online Free - Paris Review First Series is the first of collection literary interviews published by The Paris Review (1959), edited by Malcolm Cowley (and includes his introduction, "How Writers Write").
Interviews: Francois Mauriac, E.M. Forster, Joyce Cary, Dorothy Parker, James Thurber, Thorton Wilder, William Faulkner, Georges Simenon, Frank O'Connor, Robert Penn Warren, Alberto Moravia, Nelson Algren, Angus Wilson, William Styron, Truman Capote, Francoise Fagan.
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March 10, 2011
A great bedside table book - read an interview an evening. The Paris Review has a series of these, but this is my favorite for the Dorothy Parker interview alone. Nelson Algren discussing The Man with the Golden Arm was not what I expected (and kind of disappointing - in terms of my perception of...
December 06, 2013
Having read a number of interviews from authors I enjoy the most: Forster, Capote, Faulkner, etc.; I can say that this collection certainly provides insight into the personalities of these writers just as much as it makes suggestions about their craft.
December 06, 2008
All these books are awesome. 99% of what you hear about famous authors comes from the interviews in these books. You've got to pick them up.
July 07, 2009
There are more of these and I intend to look for them...I like reading about artists, finding out about their thought processes or at the very least a little about their personalities.
September 24, 2014
Would give it six stars if I could.