Sonia Faleiro on marginalized narratives, her time as a reporter and how gender influences her work.
James Lasdun on his memoir, D.H. Lawrence and why finding a close reader can sometimes be a curse.
Sarah Hall speaks to Saskia Vogel about wolves, tattoos and the wilds of Cumbria.
‘Shobasakthi is also known as Anthony X; he is an ex-militant; he is an expatriate.’
‘I'm not quite the same person as the ‘me’ about whom the book is written.’
‘David R. Godine is a respected, adventurous, outspoken publisher and a soi-disant cultural elitist.’
‘I have no memory of intending to write a novel.’
Three video installments from The New York Review of Books conference ‘What Now? Europe and North America in a Disordered World’, 21-22 November 2009.
‘It’s been a rich, multifaceted, very challenging and hugely rewarding professional experience.’
‘It wasn't his first radio interview—he'd done a few in New York the previous year—but certainly among his earliest.’
‘To write this memoir, I’ve had to open old wounds and go back to them again and again.’
‘She lived in fear of him saying something interesting, which might make her fall in love with him; or something horrific, which would shatter the illusion she’d so carefully constructed.’
‘This is an exciting moment for Brazilian literature. We may see a batch of new, vibrant novels, really soon.’
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