Interview with Carlos Fuentes

Monday May 01st 2006, 10:38 am

Novel Politics - New York Times
Interview with Carlos Fuentes, probably Mexico’s greatest writer.
Why doesn’t Mexico have a vice president?
Because immediately he would plot against the president and have him unseated and probably killed, which is what happened when the vice-presidential function existed in Mexico in the 19th century.
Subjects: fiction, interview

Alan Moore on V for Vendetta

Thursday March 16th 2006, 7:29 pm ALAN MOORE GETS BEAT

What happened, at DC, they’d been asking if we’d do the Charlton characters and then they said, we don’t want you to use the Charlton characters, can you come up with your own. I said yeah we can and we were assured, if you come up with characters of your own, […]

Bret Easton Ellis interviewed by Robert Birnbaum

Thursday January 19th 2006, 1:28 pm

The Morning News - Bret Easton Ellis, by Robert Birnbaum
Ellis’s latest effort, Lunar Park, details the efforts of a writer named Bret Easton Ellis to access a normal life (marriage, house in the suburbs, children adopted and conceived) after participating in the depredations and substance abuses endemic to fast-lane urban life at the end of […]

Philip Roth: ‘It no longer feels a great injustice that I have to die’

Monday December 26th 2005, 2:56 pm

Guardian Unlimited Books | By genre | ‘It no longer feels a great injustice that I have to die’

“Maybe we shouldn’t be talking about literature at all,” I say.
“Ha, ha,” he says. “Now you’re talking! I would be wonderful with a 100-year moratorium on literature talk, if you shut down all literature departments, close the […]

On the Spot at Fantasybookspot: Kelly Link | Fantasybookspot

Monday December 26th 2005, 2:45 pm

On the Spot at Fantasybookspot: Kelly Link | Fantasybookspot
Kelly Link writes books with zombies in them.

Subjects: interview, fiction

Rake’s Progress: Birnbaum/Lethem

Wednesday October 19th 2005, 6:20 pm

Rake’s Progress: Birnbaum/Lethem
If I’ve ever said anything bad about Jonathan Lethem, I take it all back.

Subjects: criticism, interviews, fiction

Neil Gaiman: ‘All the rules are turned upside down.’

Saturday September 17th 2005, 12:55 pm

Neil Gaiman: ‘All the rules are turned upside down.’
Funny interview with Neil…

Subjects: interviews, fiction

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