By Nicholas A. Basbanes
"About the writer: contained in the inventive method" collects greater than 40 of Nicholas Basbanes's interviews and essays that incorporates novelists, biographers, poets, historians, and others who have been frequently one of the best-selling authors. moreover, "About the writer" publishes for the 1st time the complete interviews with very important writers equivalent 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 not anyone 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 notable photograph of authors on the heights in their creativity.
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About the Author: Inside the Creative Process by Nicholas A. Basbanes