Literature Interviews

Sylvia Earle

Sylvia Earle“Everything on earth connects”

David Doubilet

David Doubilet“My favorite picture is the one I haven’t taken”

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead“All our former selves are still there”

Gabriela Garcia

Gabriela Garcia“There are pieces of me in everything”

Miranda July

Miranda July“I am making more room in the world”

Charles Yu

Charles Yu“Reality is taking notes from fiction”

David J. Peterson

David J. Peterson“Does it fit the culture?”

Benjamin Moser

Benjamin Moser“What is too much experience?”

Lily King

Lily King“You don’t know until you start writing”

Sam Harris

Sam Harris“Mindfulness is being divorced from its real potential”

Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov“There’s no more room for bluffs”

Susan Goldberg

Susan Goldberg“It’s about doing the right thing”

Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler“I want to try somewhere different”

Ira Glass

Ira Glass“All you can do is make work”

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem“Be a dark horse!”

Maja Lunde

Maja Lunde“I never start with a message”

David Sedaris

David Sedaris“What do I write about now?”

Rachel Kushner

Rachel Kushner“There’s this lens over life”

Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer“You have to waste a lot to have a little”

Sheila Heti

Sheila Heti“My life only changes when a book is done”

Don Winslow

Don Winslow“I like being scorned”

Margo Jefferson

Margo Jefferson“Criticism demands authority”

Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson“I’m interested in hypocrisy”

Michael Pollan

Michael Pollan“We vote with our forks”

Yann Martel

Yann Martel“You have to open yourself”

Robert Harris

Robert Harris“Power is of endless interest”

Deborah Landau

Deborah Landau“The familiar is made strange again”

Kazuo Ishiguro

Kazuo Ishiguro“I’ll take as long as I need”

Irvine Welsh

Irvine Welsh“Failure is more interesting”

Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk“You can’t just be a spectator”

Stewart O’Nan

Stewart O’Nan“It’s not just dots on a page”

Dennis Lehane

Dennis Lehane“It’s a question of interest”

Gerhard Steidl

Gerhard Steidl“I turn everything upside down”

Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis“You can’t lie anymore”

Salman Rushdie

Salman Rushdie“The curse of an interesting life”

T.C. Boyle

T.C. Boyle“We are animals”

Nick Hornby

Nick Hornby“You can wait forever for the muse”