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Banville on Banville – A Great Contemporary Novelist Speaks Frankly

One of my favorite novelists interviewed by the PARIS REVIEW From THE PARIS REVIEW John Banville, The Art of Fiction No. 200 Paris Review Interview with British novelist John Banville EXCERPT Interviewed by Belinda McKeon When I first arrived at … Continue reading

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For non-writers, yet voracious readers, this has always been a question tantamount to asking where did the universe come from? The sources seem so mysterious, inexplicable and almost supernatural. Veteran writers, on the other hand, writers who have been at … Continue reading

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Pity the Poor Tortured Writers?

In a very amusing piece  “Is Writing Torture?”  the New Yorker covers the recent dust-up over the travails of the writing life among three of the unlikeliest writers ever to engage in mutual conversation, let alone a serious discussion, among … Continue reading

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