By Nicholas A. Basbanes

throughout the ultimate zone of the final century, author Nicholas Basbanes, acclaimed writer of a gradual insanity, loved the infrequent chance as literary editor of the Worcester, Massachusetts, Telegram & Gazette, to interview actually hundreds of thousands of authors passing via Boston on exposure tours.
"About the writer: contained in the inventive procedure" collects greater than 40 of Nicholas Basbanes's interviews and essays that comes with novelists, biographers, poets, historians, and others who have been on a regular basis one of the best-selling authors. moreover, "About the writer" publishes for the 1st time the total interviews with vital writers corresponding to novelists A. S. Byatt, Joseph Heller, Edna O'Brien, and Kurt Vonnegut; the critic Alfred Kazan a number of months earlier than he died; and columnist Jimmy Breslin.
Perhaps nobody has been extra fitted to this sort of reporting than Basbanes. utilizing the abilities of an skilled interviewer and the thought of research of an neutral critic, Basbanes pioneered a brand new type of journalism for his weekly column. those items paint a striking photograph of authors on the heights in their creativity.

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