BOMB: THE AUTHOR INTERVIEWS - Scarce Pristine Copy of The First Hardcover Edition/First Printing
1st Printing. 460 pages. Published in 2014. Retrospective collection of author interviews. Quite simply, the best author-interview collection of its kind of our time. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. Presents, in one elegant collectible volume, the BOMB Magazine author interviews. They are unique in the history of this fascinating and new literary genre (there were no author interviews until the 20th century) : Here we have two "similar-yet-dissimilar-at-the-same-time" authors talking about each other's work, other writers, and other shared interests. The pairings of the interviews are dazzling in their originality and appropriateness. "Drawing on the first 30 years of BOMB Magazine, this anthology of interviews brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful, and intimate author conversations. Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of 'The Corrections'; and one with Roberto Bolano, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis' methods. Edwidge Danticat and Junot Diaz discuss the power of Caribbean diasporic fiction" (Publisher's blurb). And that's just for starters. It would be hard, if not impossible, to find a collection of similar importance and achievement. An absolute "must-have" title for Modern First and contemporary literature collectors. This title is a great collection. This is one of few copies of the First Hardcover Edition/First Printing still available online and is in especially fine condition: Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty. Please note: Many copies available online have flaws or are remainder-marked (even if the dealers do not always say so). A scarce copy thus. Some of the greatest writers of our time. A fine copy. (SEE ALSO "WRITERS ON THE AIR" AND "BY THE BOOK" TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1616953799. Bookseller Inventory # 19719
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Here we have a conversation with Jonathan Franzen, still an unkown author, on the eve of the publication of The Corrections; and one with Roberto Bolaño, near the end of his life. Lydia Davis and Francine Prose break down the intricacies of Davis's methods; Edwidge Danticat and Junot Díaz discuss the power of Caribbean diasporic fiction. This anthology brings together some of the greatest figures of world literature for a brilliant and unforgettable collection of sharp, insightful and intimate author conversations.
About the Author: BOMB Magazine, a breakout publication born of the early '80s New York's downtown art scene, offers intimate and outspoken artist-to-artist conversations. For 32 years, BOMB has kept an eager readership informed of and engaged with the most important innovators in art, literature, music, theater, and film. BOMB offers a quarterly magazine and website with a searchable online archive of over 1,200 interviews, 800 essays, podcasts, videos and daily blog posts.
Title: BOMB: THE AUTHOR INTERVIEWS - Scarce ...
Publisher: New York City, NY: Soho Press, 2014
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: None, As Issued
Edition: 1st Edition.
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