Canadian author Margaret Atwood with her first italian publisher Mario Monti.
The best interviews with authors make you want to read—not just their work, but read in general, and read…
"How foolish they are to try to make something." Here’s the classic 1981 BBC interview highlighting the work of theoretical physicist Richard Feynman, "The Pleasure of Finding Things Out." You can also read Feynman’s book of the same name.
For further reading and viewing on Feynman:
In The New York Times in March 2012, Sarah Hepola’s profile of Gloria Steinem—complete with discussion of where the next feminist icon like her might be—ran in “Fashion & Style.” And when the young (male) publisher of Jacobin magazine was profiled in the Times’s Books section in January, women editors and publishers at The New Inquiry protested—when their similarly intellectual publication was featured in the Times the previous fall, they had been in “Fashion & Style.
Virginia Woolf // The Atlantic
My first portrait commission! And who better to illustrate than Virginia Woolf!
I’m totally going with FOREVER.
Nabokov (who wrote the banned book Lolita) once said: “A good reader, a major reader, an active and creative reader is a rereader.”
Here at Guernica, celebrating Banned Books Week has meant many nostalgic trips to the book store. (And helped us to finally become, ahem, major readers.) Here’s…