Monday, November 10, 2014

Pamela Paul By The Book

There would be more writers in the world if the inspiration came from the pages of reality. Rather than painting a portrait of how famous you can become due to a book. Mater mind a set of chapters that showcase the human side of the writer. That's what Pamela Paul has done. Unplugged and Totally Uncut inside the I Heart Radio Studio Are you a fan of: DAVID SEDARIS, LENA DUNHAM, JAMES PATTERSON, ANNE name a few? Along with over 60 of the world’s leading writers, get a glimpse into their private lives!! The inside scoop comes from PAMELA PAUL, the editor of THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW. Every Sunday, readers turn with anticipation to Pamela's immensely popular interview feature "BY THE BOOK" - to see which novelist, historian, short story writer, or artist will be showcased. “The effect [of reading BY THE BOOK] is like being at a very well-attended cocktail party, or peeking onto the nightstand of a favorite author… At times delightful and always entertaining,this book can be taken in large gulps, or small sips. Reading it will surely result in a monstrous and fascinating reading list.” —Library Journal, starred review BY THE BOOK features personalities as varied as David Sedaris, Hilary Mantel, Michael Chabon, Lena Dunham, Khaled Hosseini, Anne Lamott and James Patterson These wide-ranging interviews are conducted by Pamela Paul, the editor of the Book Review, and here she brings together sixty-five of the most intriguing and fascinating exchanges, featuring personalities as varied as David Sedaris, Hilary Mantel, Michael Chabon, Khaled Hosseini, Anne Lamott, and James Patterson. The questions and answers admit us into the private worlds of these authors, as they reflect on their work habits, reading preferences, inspirations, pet peeves, and recommendations. BY THE BOOK contains the full uncut interviews, offering a range of experiences and observations that deepens readers’ understanding of the literary sensibility and the writing process. These uncut interviews are augmented by dozens of amusing sidebars, including “Guilty Pleasures,” “The Ideal Reading Experience,” “On My Nightstand,” “Fan Letters” and “Childhood Idols,” among others. All come together to deliver an enhanced understanding of, and engagement with, the writing process, the literary community, and the reading life. For the devoted reader, BY THE BOOK is a way to invite 65 of the most interesting guests into your world. It’s a book party not to be missed. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Pamela Paul is the editor of The New York Times Book Review and the author of Parenting, Inc., Pornified, and The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony. Prior to joining the Times, Paul was a contributor to Time magazine and The Economist, and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and Vogue. She and her family live in New York.

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