How to Read a Novelist: John Freeman in Conversation with Jennifer Egan

The tables will turn on John Freeman at his forthcoming celebration of new book, How To Read A Novelist. Jennifer Egan, author, most recently, of A Visit From the Goon Squad, will  interview Freeman about his interviews of some of the great novelists of our time (including her). Freeman's new book of interviews with and profiles of 55 authors includes seven Nobel Laureates  (Toni Morrison, Gunter Grass, Nadine Gordimer, Doris Lessing, Imre Kertesz, Mo Yan, and Orhan Pamuk), bestselling authors (John Irving, Tom Wolfe), Man Booker Prize winners (Salman Rushdie, Peter Carey, Ian McEwan), National Book Award winners (Philip Roth, Charles Frazier, Don Delillo, Jonathan Franzen, William T. Vollman and more), and Pulitzer prize-winners (including Marilynne Robinson, Jennifer Egan), as well as authors who are not well known, like Hisham Matar and Ayu Utami.John Freeman is the former editor of Granta and onetime president of the National Book Critics Circle, and has written about books for more than two hundred publications worldwide, including The New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Wall Street Journal, and more. His first book, The Tyranny of E-mail, was published in 2009. His poetry has been published in The New Yorker, ZYZZYVA, and The Paris Review. He lives in New York City.Jennifer Egan is an American novelist and short story writer. A Visit from the Goon Squad won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction.

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ISBN: 9780374173265
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Published: FSG Originals - October 8th, 2013

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ISBN: 9780307477477
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Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011