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  • Conversations with Robertson Davies

    Conversations with Robertson Davies

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878053841

    Conversations with Robertson Davies is a long overdue anthology of interviews with Canada's most respected literary figure. Journalist, essayist, reviewer, playwright, and novelist, Robertson Davies has not only been a leading figure in Canadian lit…

  • Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823304

    Gary Snyder (b. 1930) is one of the most distinguished American poets, remarkable both for his long and productive career and for his equal contributions to literature and environmental thought. His childhood in the Pacific Northwest profoundly shap…

  • Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Conversations with Gary Snyder

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496811622

    Gary Snyder (b. 1930) is one of the most distinguished American poets, remarkable both for his long and productive career and for his equal contributions to literature and environmental thought. His childhood in the Pacific Northwest profoundly shap…

  • Conversations with Joan Didion

    Conversations with Joan Didion

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823441

    Joan Didion (b. 1934) is an American icon. Her essays, particularly those in Slouching Towards Bethlehem and The White Album, have resonated in American culture to a degree unmatched over the past half century. Two generations of writers have taken…

  • Conversations with Joan Didion

    Conversations with Joan Didion

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496815514

    Joan Didion (b. 1934) is an American icon. Her essays, particularly those in Slouching Towards Bethlehem and The White Album, have resonated in American culture to a degree unmatched over the past half century. Two generations of writers have taken…

  • Jorge Luis Borges

    Jorge Luis Borges

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578060764

    Jorge Luis Borges, one of the indisputably great writers of the twentieth century, was born in Buenos Aires in 1899. Never having been awarded the Nobel Prize, which his readers worldwide believed he deserved, this story writer, poet, essayist, and…

  • Conversations with Paul Auster

    Conversations with Paul Auster

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828200

    Paul Auster (b. 1947) is one of the most critically acclaimed and intensely studied authors in America today. His varied career as a novelist, poet, translator, and filmmaker has attracted scholarly scrutiny from a variety of critical perspectives.…

  • Conversations with Paul Auster

    Conversations with Paul Auster

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037368

    Paul Auster (b. 1947) is one of the most critically acclaimed and intensely studied authors in America today. His varied career as a novelist, poet, translator, and filmmaker has attracted scholarly scrutiny from a variety of critical perspectives.…

  • Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829276

    Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is undoubtedly one of the most widely acclaimed African writers of the twenty-first century. Best known for her insightful fiction, viral TED talks, and essays on feminism, she is also a notoriously…

  • Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829269

    Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (b. 1977) is undoubtedly one of the most widely acclaimed African writers of the twenty-first century. Best known for her insightful fiction, viral TED talks, and essays on feminism, she is also a notoriously…

  • Conversations with Robert Graves

    Conversations with Robert Graves

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878054145

    Though he lived most of his life in the remote village of Deya on the island of Mallorca, Robert Graves (1895--1985) was conversant with the most important issues of this century and was acquainted with many of the most powerful people. Jorge Luis B…

  • Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823519

    Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) was one of the most famous American poets of the twentieth century. Yet, his career is distinguished by not only his strong contributions to literature but also social justice. Conversations with Allen Ginsberg colle…

  • Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496823502

    Allen Ginsberg (1926–1997) was one of the most famous American poets of the twentieth century. Yet, his career is distinguished by not only his strong contributions to literature but also social justice. Conversations with Allen Ginsberg colle…

  • Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813077

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara reveals an artist and activist whose work deftly negotiates boundaries of feminism, nationalism, and film. The intimacy of these collaborations or conversations between Bambara (1939-1995) and her interviewers pr…

  • Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734324

    Conversations with Toni Cade Bambara reveals an artist and activist whose work deftly negotiates boundaries of feminism, nationalism, and film. The intimacy of these collaborations or conversations between Bambara (1939-1995) and her interviewers pr…

  • Katherine Anne Porter

    Katherine Anne Porter

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878052677

    The distinguished American author discusses literature, her life, and her writing

  • Conversations with Colson Whitehead

    Conversations with Colson Whitehead

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496821522

    Since the publication of his first novel, The Intuitionist, in 1999, Colson Whitehead (b. 1969) has been considered an important new voice in American literature. His seven subsequent books have done little to contradict that initial assessment, esp…

  • Conversations with Colson Whitehead

    Conversations with Colson Whitehead

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496821478

    Since the publication of his first novel, The Intuitionist, in 1999, Colson Whitehead (b. 1969) has been considered an important new voice in American literature. His seven subsequent books have done little to contradict that initial assessment, esp…

  • Conversations with Maurice Sendak

    Conversations with Maurice Sendak

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496808868

    Maurice Sendak (1928-2012) stands out as one of the most respected, influential authors of the twentieth century. Though primarily known as a children's book writer and illustrator, he did not limit himself to these areas. He saw himself first and f…

  • Conversations with Michael Crichton

    Conversations with Michael Crichton

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030123

    Conversations with Michael Crichton brings together decades of interviews and profiles with one of the world's most successful authors. Michael Crichton (1942-2008) had many careers-doctor, novelist, film director, screenwriter-but was best known to…

  • Conversations with Michael Crichton

    Conversations with Michael Crichton

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617030130

    Conversations with Michael Crichton brings together decades of interviews and profiles with one of the world's most successful authors. Michael Crichton (1942-2008) had many careers-doctor, novelist, film director, screenwriter-but was best known to…

  • Conversations with Sterling Plumpp

    Conversations with Sterling Plumpp

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496807427

    Conversations with Sterling Plumpp is the first collection of interviews with the renowned poet of Home/Bass and other much-admired works. Spanning thirty years and drawn from literary and scholarly journals and other media, these interviews offer i…

  • Conversations with Sterling Plumpp

    Conversations with Sterling Plumpp

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825568

    Conversations with Sterling Plumpp is the first collection of interviews with the renowned poet of Home/Bass and other much-admired works. Spanning thirty years and drawn from literary and scholarly journals and other media, these interviews offer i…

  • Conversations with Arthur Miller

    Conversations with Arthur Miller

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878053230

    Arthur Miller clearly enjoys militantly civil conversation. Perhaps the most remarkable feature of Miller in interview is his willingness to answer question after question with grace and substance, with a sense of social commitment and metaphysical…

  • Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov

    Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496820242

    Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov brings together candid, revealing interviews with one of the twentieth century's master prose writers. Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) was a Russian American scientist, poet, translator, and professor of literature.…

  • Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov

    Conversations with Vladimir Nabokov

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496810953

    This volume brings together candid, revealing interviews with one of the twentieth century’s master prose writers. Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977) was a Russian American scientist, poet, translator, and professor of literature. Critics thro…

  • Conversations with Saul Bellow

    Conversations with Saul Bellow

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878057184

    For over forty years Saul Bellow has been writing fiction that denounces the destructive forces that have dominated the literature of this century--existential nihilism and historicist pessimism. In novel after novel--The Adventures of Augie March,…

  • Conversations with Elizabeth Spencer

    Conversations with Elizabeth Spencer

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878055289

    Collections of interviews with notable modern writers

  • Conversations with John A. Williams

    Conversations with John A. Williams

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496815361

    One of the most prolific African American authors of his time, John A. Williams (1925-2015) made his mark as a journalist, educator, and writer. Having worked for Newsweek, Ebony, and Jet magazines, Williams went on to write twelve novels and numer…

  • Conversations with John A. Williams

    Conversations with John A. Williams

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496818171

    One of the most prolific African American authors of his time, John A. Williams (1925-2015) made his mark as a journalist, educator, and writer. Having worked for Newsweek, Ebony, and Jet magazines, Williams went on to write twelve novels and numer…

  • Conversations with Thornton Wilder

    Conversations with Thornton Wilder

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878055142

    Known today primarily as the author of Our Town, probably America's most beloved and widely produced play, Thornton Wilder is the only writer ever to be honored with Pulitzer Prizes in both fiction and drama. This collection of interviews with Wilde…

  • Conversations with Gish Jen

    Conversations with Gish Jen

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496819321

    Conversations with Gish Jen is the first collection of interviews with the renowned contemporary American author Gish Jen (b. 1955), whose acclaimed fiction and nonfiction have fascinated American readers for more than thirty years. The conversation…

  • Conversations with Henry Miller

    Conversations with Henry Miller

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878055203

    Here is the inimitable Henry Miller (1891-1980) speaking candidly about himself and his robust fiction--Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, The Air-Conditioned Nightmare. In this enticing collection he argues convincingly for the things that have…

  • Conversations with Sam Shepard

    Conversations with Sam Shepard

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496836601

    A prolific playwright, Sam Shepard (1943–2017) wrote fifty-six produced plays, for which he won many awards, including a Pulitzer Prize. He was also a compelling, Oscar-nominated film actor, appearing in scores of films. Shepard also published…

  • Conversations with Sam Shepard

    Conversations with Sam Shepard

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496836618

    A prolific playwright, Sam Shepard (1943–2017) wrote fifty-six produced plays, for which he won many awards, including a Pulitzer Prize. He was also a compelling, Oscar-nominated film actor, appearing in scores of films. Shepard also published…

  • Conversations with William Maxwell

    Conversations with William Maxwell

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617032547

    Conversations with William Maxwell collects thirty-eight interviews, public speeches, and remarks that span five decades of the esteemed novelist and New Yorker editor's career. The interviews collectively address the entirety of Maxwell's literary…

  • Conversations with Ian McEwan

    Conversations with Ian McEwan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734201

    Conversations with Ian McEwan collects sixteen interviews, conducted over three decades, with the British author of such highly praised novels as Enduring Love, Atonement, Saturday, and On Chesil Beach. McEwan (b. 1948) discusses his views on author…

  • Conversations with Ian McEwan

    Conversations with Ian McEwan

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604734195

    Conversations with Ian McEwan collects sixteen interviews, conducted over three decades, with the British author of such highly praised novels as Enduring Love, Atonement, Saturday, and On Chesil Beach. McEwan (b. 1948) discusses his views on author…

  • Conversations with John Banville

    Conversations with John Banville

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828767

    John Banville (b. 1945) is a distinguished novelist and winner of several prestigious awards, including the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sea. As a teenager Banville hoped to be a painter, and although he ultimately decided he lacked the talent…

  • Conversations with John Banville

    Conversations with John Banville

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828750

    John Banville (b. 1945) is a distinguished novelist and winner of several prestigious awards, including the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sea. As a teenager Banville hoped to be a painter, and although he ultimately decided he lacked the talent…

  • Conversations with Mary Gordon

    Conversations with Mary Gordon

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578064465

    In Conversations with Mary Gordon, Mary Gordon reveals her intellectual vigor, her freewheeling humor, and her strongly held opinions on issues ranging from sex to contemporary literature and gender theory. With candor, she details her departure fro…

  • Ernest J. Gaines

    Ernest J. Gaines

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496822185

    As the acclaimed author of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest J. Gaines (b. 1933) has been publishing stories and novels for more than sixty years. His brilliant portrayals of race, community, and culture in rur…

  • Ernest J. Gaines

    Ernest J. Gaines

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496822178

    As the acclaimed author of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and A Lesson Before Dying, Ernest J. Gaines (b. 1933) has been publishing stories and novels for more than sixty years. His brilliant portrayals of race, community, and culture in rur…

  • Conversations with Ellen Douglas

    Conversations with Ellen Douglas

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617036941

    This collection of interviews from three decades features one of the South's most prominent contemporary writers, one of America's most dazzling practitioners of postmodern fiction. From the early sixties, when she published the award-winning A Fami…

  • Conversations with Tom Robbins

    Conversations with Tom Robbins

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604738261

    Since the publication of Another Roadside Attraction in 1971, Tom Robbins (b. 1932) has become known as the principal voice of American countercultural fiction. His cult celebrity was further solidified by the success of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues…

  • Conversations with Tom Robbins

    Conversations with Tom Robbins

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604738278

    Since the publication of Another Roadside Attraction in 1971, Tom Robbins (b. 1932) has become known as the principal voice of American countercultural fiction. His cult celebrity was further solidified by the success of Even Cowgirls Get the Blues…

  • Conversations with Octavia Butler

    Conversations with Octavia Butler

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732764

    Octavia Butler (1947-2006) spent the majority of her prolific career as the only major black female author of science fiction. Winner of both the Nebula and Hugo Awards as well as a MacArthur ""genius"" grant, the first for a science fiction writer,…

  • Conversations with Octavia Butler

    Conversations with Octavia Butler

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732757

    Octavia Butler (1947-2006) spent the majority of her prolific career as the only major black female author of science fiction. Winner of both the Nebula and Hugo Awards as well as a MacArthur ""genius"" grant, the first for a science fiction writer,…

  • Conversations with Joanna Scott

    Conversations with Joanna Scott

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829320

    Joanna Scott (b. 1960) has been one of America's leading writers since the 1990s. Both critically acclaimed and winner of numerous prestigious awards, Scott's unique and probing vision and masterful writing has inspired readers to adjust their perce…

  • Conversations with Joanna Scott

    Conversations with Joanna Scott

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496829337

    Joanna Scott (b. 1960) has been one of America's leading writers since the 1990s. Both critically acclaimed and winner of numerous prestigious awards, Scott's unique and probing vision and masterful writing has inspired readers to adjust their perce…

  • Conversations with Edmund White

    Conversations with Edmund White

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496815057

    Conversations with Edmund White brings together twenty-one interviews with an author known for chronicling gay culture. Ranging from a 1982 discussion of his early works to a new and unpublished interview conducted in 2016, these interviews highligh…

  • Conversations with Edmund White

    Conversations with Edmund White

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496813558

    Conversations with Edmund White brings together twenty-one interviews with an author known for chronicling gay culture. Ranging from a 1982 discussion of his early works to a new and unpublished interview conducted in 2016, these interviews highligh…

  • Conversations with James Baldwin

    Conversations with James Baldwin

    Häftad - 1989 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878053896

    This collection of interviews with James Baldwin covers the period 1961-1987, from the year of the publication of Nobody Knows My Names, his fourth book, to just a few weeks before his death. It includes the last formal conversation with him. Twenty…

  • Conversations with Michael Chabon

    Conversations with Michael Chabon

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496809629

    Since the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, launched him to fame, Michael Chabon (b. 1963) has become one of contemporary literature's most acclaimed novelists by pursuing his singular vision across all boundaries of genre…

  • Conversations with Michael Chabon

    Conversations with Michael Chabon

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781628462333

    Since the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, launched him to fame, Michael Chabon (b. 1963) has become one of contemporary literature's most acclaimed novelists by pursuing his singular vision across all boundaries of genre…

  • Conversations with LeAnne Howe

    Conversations with LeAnne Howe

    Inbunden - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496836441

    Conversations with LeAnne Howe is the first collection of interviews with the groundbreaking Choctaw author, whose genre-bending works take place in the US Southeast, Oklahoma, and beyond our national borders to bring Native American characters and…

  • Conversations with LeAnne Howe

    Conversations with LeAnne Howe

    Häftad - 2022 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496836458

    Conversations with LeAnne Howe is the first collection of interviews with the groundbreaking Choctaw author, whose genre-bending works take place in the US Southeast, Oklahoma, and beyond our national borders to bring Native American characters and…

  • Conversations with Ron Rash

    Conversations with Ron Rash

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825551

    Since the publication of Serena in 2008 earned him a nomination for the PEN/Faulkner fiction Prize, Ron Rash (b. 1953) has gained attention as one of the South’s finest writers. Rash draws upon his family’s history in Appalachia, where m…

  • Conversations with Ron Rash

    Conversations with Ron Rash

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496808967

    Since the publication of Serena in 2008 earned him a nomination for the PEN/Faulkner fiction prize, Ron Rash (b. 1953) has gained attention as one of the South's finest writers. Rash draws upon his family's history in Appalachia, where most members…

  • Conversations with Chinua Achebe

    Conversations with Chinua Achebe

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878059997

    Chinua Achebe's books are being read throughout the English-speaking world. They have been translated into more than fifty languages. His publishers estimate that more than eight million copies of his first novel Things Fall Apart (1958) have been s…

  • Conversations with Robert Penn Warren

    Conversations with Robert Penn Warren

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578067343

    Robert Penn Warren (1905-1989) excelled in three written genres-fiction, poetry, and literary criticism-and is one of the few writers to be awarded Pulitzer Prizes for both his poetry and his fiction. With Cleanth Brooks, he inspired practitioners o…

  • Conversations with William F. Buckley Jr.

    Conversations with William F. Buckley Jr.

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732245

    Although recognized for founding National Review, hosting television's Firing Line, and being one of the principal architects of the American conservative movement, William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008) was also a prominent literary figure. At his peak…

  • Conversations with William F. Buckley Jr.

    Conversations with William F. Buckley Jr.

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781604732252

    Although recognized for founding National Review, hosting television's Firing Line, and being one of the principal architects of the American conservative movement, William F. Buckley Jr. (1925-2008) was also a prominent literary figure. At his peak…

  • Conversations with Flannery O'Connor

    Conversations with Flannery O'Connor

    Häftad - 1987 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878052653

    As this collection of interviews shows, Flannery O'Connor's fiction, though bound to a particular time and place, embodies and reveals universal ideas. O'Connor's curiosity about human nature and its various manifestations compelled her to explore m…

  • Conversations with Walker Percy

    Conversations with Walker Percy

    Häftad - 1985 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878052523

    These collected interviews, like a visit with Percy at his home on the Bogue Falaya River, provide refreshing close-up encounters with one of America's most celebrated writers. These twenty-seven interviews cover a period of twenty-two years, from t…

  • Conversations with Percival Everett

    Conversations with Percival Everett

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037597

    For the first eighteen years of his career, Percival Everett (b. 1956) managed to fly under the radar of the literary establishment. He followed his artistic vision down a variety of unconventional paths, including his preference for releasing his b…

  • Conversations with Percival Everett

    Conversations with Percival Everett

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496814722

    For the first eighteen years of his career, Percival Everett (b. 1956) managed to fly under the radar of the literary establishment. He followed his artistic vision down a variety of unconventional paths, including his preference for releasing his b…

  • Conversations with Robert Morgan

    Conversations with Robert Morgan

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825728

    Robert Morgan (b. 1944) is one of the most distinguished writers in southern and Appalachian literature, celebrated for his novels, poetry, short fiction, and historical and biographical writing, totaling more than thirty volumes. Morgan’s wor…

  • Conversations with Robert Morgan

    Conversations with Robert Morgan

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496825711

    Robert Morgan (b. 1944) is one of the most distinguished writers in southern and Appalachian literature, celebrated for his novels, poetry, short fiction, and historical and biographical writing, totaling more than thirty volumes. Morgan’s wor…

  • More Conversations with Eudora Welty

    More Conversations with Eudora Welty

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780878058655

    This book of conversations with one of America's most revered writers extends the firsthand account of Eudora Welty's life and work from the early 1980s to the present and supplements Conversations with Eudora Welty, which novelist Anne Tyler said b…

  • Conversations with Graham Swift

    Conversations with Graham Swift

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828453

    Conversations with Graham Swift is the first collection of interviews conducted with the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel Last Orders. Beginning in 1985 with Swift's arrival in New York to promote Waterland and concluding with an interview f…

  • Conversations with Graham Swift

    Conversations with Graham Swift

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496828460

    Conversations with Graham Swift is the first collection of interviews conducted with the author of the Booker Prize-winning novel Last Orders. Beginning in 1985 with Swift's arrival in New York to promote Waterland and concluding with an interview f…

  • Czeslaw Milosz

    Czeslaw Milosz

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578068296

    Czeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) felt that part of his role as a poet and critic was to bear witness to bloodshed and terror as well as to beauty. He survived the Soviet invasion of his beloved Lithuania, escaped to Nazi-occupied Warsaw where he joined th…

  • Conversations with Willie Morris

    Conversations with Willie Morris

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781617037023

    During the three decades since the London Sunday Times trumpeted North Toward Home as ""the finest evocation of an American boyhood since Mark Twain,"" southerner Willie Morris (1934-1999) wrote seventeen other books, including a second well-receive…

  • Conversations with William T. Vollmann

    Conversations with William T. Vollmann

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496826695

    Across fiction, journalism, ethnography, and history, William T. Vollmann’s oeuvre—which includes a "prostitution trilogy," a septology (Seven Dreams) about encounters between first North Americans and European colonists, and a more than…

  • Conversations with William T. Vollmann

    Conversations with William T. Vollmann

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781496826701

    Across fiction, journalism, ethnography, and history, William T. Vollmann’s oeuvre—which includes a "prostitution trilogy," a septology (Seven Dreams) about encounters between first North Americans and European colonists, and a more than…

  • Conversations with Carl Sagan

    Conversations with Carl Sagan

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781578067367

    Though a well-regarded physicist Carl Sagan (1934-1996) is best-known as a writer of popular nonfiction and science fiction and as the host of the PBS series Cosmos. Through his writings and spoken commentary, he worked to popularize interests in as…