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The writer's library : the authors you love on the books that changed their lives

"Moving, joyful, and insightful collection of conversations with today's living literary legends about the books that changed their lives, made them think, and brought them joy, from 'American's Librarian' Nancy Pearl an...

What happened to Kerouac?

Investigates the personal history and creative process of Jack Kerouac, father of the Beat Generation, author of "On the road", and a pivotal figure of the fifties countercultural revolution. Shows what happened when fam...

Shepard and Dark

An intimate look into the forty-plus year friendship and correspondence between playwright-actor Sam Shepard and his reclusive friend and former father-in-law, Johnny Dark. Though they met in the early '60s, they remaine...

The wand in the word : conversations with writers of fantasy

Interviews with 13 American and English authors of fantasy fiction discussing their lives, literary influences, work routines and their beliefs about the place of fantasy in literature and our lives. Includes a "reader" ...

Funny business : conversations with writers of comedy

The thirteen interviews that compose this collection are full of insights from the authors of humorous books for young readers, including Judy Blume, Beverly Cleary, Christopher Paul Curtis, and others.

The storytellers : straight talk from the world's most acclaimed suspense and thriller authors

"Have you ever read a suspense novel so good you had to stop and think to yourself, 'How did the author come up with this idea? Their characters? Is some of this story real?' For over five years, Mark Rubinstein, physici...

The last interview : and other conversations —Morrison, Toni, author.

"In this generous collection of thought-provoking interviews--including her first and last--the author Barack Obama called a "national treasure" talks with a wide variety of people, from Charlayne Hunter-Gault and Bill M...

Ursula K. Le Guin : the last interview and other conversations —Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018, interviewee.

When she began writing in the 1960s, Ursula K. Le Guin was as much of a literary outsider as one can be: a woman writing in a landscape dominated by men, a science fiction and fantasy author in an era that dismissed "gen...

The writer's library the authors you love on the books that changed their lives
Large Print
2020
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"Moving, joyful, and insightful collection of conversations with today's living literary legends about the books that changed their lives, made them think, and brought them joy, from 'American's Librarian' Nancy Pearl an...

Good conversation! a talk with Tamora Pierce.

"The number one American fantasy writer shares her thoughts on women's characters in modern fantasy and about what she thinks about 'Sheroes.' She talkes about her rise to prominence and the role of her characters in boo...

David Foster Wallace : the last interview and other conversations. —Wallace, David Foster.

In intimate and eloquent interviews, including the last he gave before his suicide, the writer hailed by A.O. Scott of The New York Times as "the best mind of his generation" considers the state of modern America, entert...

The five people you meet in heaven —Albom, Mitch, 1958-
Book On CD
2003
Availability: 1 of 1

On his 83rd birthday, Eddie, a lonely war veteran, dies in a tragic accident trying to save a little girl from a falling cart. With his final breath, he feels two small hands in his -- and then nothing. He awakens in t...

Author talk : conversations with Judy Blume ... [et al.]

Presents interviews with fifteen well-known children's writers, including Judy Blume, Karen Cushman, Russell Freedman, James Howe, Lois Lowry, Gary Paulsen, and Laurence Yep.

Ernest Hemingway : the last interview and other conversations. —Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1961, author.

"One of the twentieth century's most seminal literary icons reveals himself as never before in this wide-ranging collection of conversations from throughout his career, including his last"--Page [4] of cover.

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