In 2011 and 2012, two new products of this pen – a novel entitled Every Third Thought and an essay collection entitled Final Fridays – are scheduled for publication. Both were completed in 2009, my eightieth year of life and fifty-third as a publishing writer. At the time of their composition I …
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John Freeman interviews Daniel Alarcón about book piracy in Peru.
John Barth | Podcast
John Barth discusses discovering William Faulkner and Lawrence Sterne as a student, the parallels between writing and arranging music, what happened to postmodernism and waiting for the muse to call.
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John Banville, A.L. Kennedy, Colum McCann, Edmund White, John Barth, Andrew Miller
'I suggest he put aside all his writing rituals and that he give away all his money – that way he might find his talent will be rebooted.'
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‘Everything we do in art is likely to turn out to be either prophecy or exorcism, whatever its other intentions.’