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Booknotes : America's finest authors on reading, writing, and the power of ideas / [compiled by] Brian Lamb.

Publication:
New York : Times Books, ©1997.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 426 pages, [32] pages of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Edition:
1st pbk. ed.
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Other Title:
Book notes
Subjects:
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
Books and reading.
Authorship.
Authors, American.
Form/Genre:
Interviews.
Summary:
Features over 150 interviews with contemporary authors from C-SPAN's weekly book review television program "Booknotes." The authors discuss their preparation methods for writing, their idiosyncrasies, and provide personal insights into their work.
Contents:
Storytellers. David McCullough ; Shelby Foote ; Forrest McDonald ; James Reston, Jr. ; Edmund Morris ; Doris Kearns Goodwin ; Albert Murray ; Carlo D'Este ; Simon Schama ; Joseph Ellis ; Blanche Wiesen Cook ; Nicholas Basbanes ; Ben Yagoda ; Nathaniel Branden ; Stephen Ambrose ; Martin Gilbert ; David Levering Lewis ; bell hooks ; Monica Crowley ; Deborah Shapley ; Robert A. Caro ; Richard Reeves ; Paul Hendrickson ; Richard Norton Smith ; Clare Brandt ; James Thomas Flexner ; Robert K. Massie ; John Keegan ; Paul Kennedy ; Francis Fukuyama ; Robert Leckie ; Stephen Carter ; Daniel Boorstin ; Stanley Weintaub ; Robert D. Richardson, Jr. ; Neil Baldwin ; Robert Remini ; Dr. James Billington ; William H. Chafe ; David Remnick ; Nell Irvin Painter ; David Herbert Donald ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Peggy Noonan ; Charles Kuralt ; Norman Mailer
Reporters. David Halberstam ; George Will ; James "Scotty" Reston ; Stanley Crouch ; Evan Thomas ; Anna Quindlen ; Pete Hamill ; Elsa Walsh ; Neil Sheehan ; Peter Arnett ; William Prochnau ; Malcolm Browne ; Morley Safer ; Robert Timberg ; David Maraniss ; Lou Cannon ; Stanley Karnow ; Richard Ben Cramer ; Colonel David Hackworth ; Johanna Newman ; Nathan McCall ; Lewis Lapham ; Nan Robertson ; Howell Raines ; Andrew Ferguson ; Christopher Hitchens ; Robin Wright ; Colman McCarthy ; William F. Buckley, Jr. ; Richard Rhodes ; Michael Kelly ; Garry Wills ; Kevin Phillips ; David Halevy ; John Leo ; Elaine Sciolino ; Hugh Pearson ; Robert Kaplan ; Thomas Friedman ; R. Emmett Tyrell ; Roger Gittines ; Jack Nelson ; Tina Rosenberg ; James B. Stewart ; Molly Moore ; Lynn Sherr ; John Hockenberry
Public figures. Jimmy Carter ; Richard Nixon ; Al Gore ; James Baker ; Lani Guinier ; Robert Dole ; Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof ; Colin Powell ; Bill Clinton ; Robert McNamara ; Hanan Ashrawi ; Hillary Rodham Clinton ; George Shultz ; Lewis B. Puller, Jr. ; Clark Clifford ; George Ball ; William Rehnquist ; Mikhail Gorbachev ; Dan Quayle ; Betty Friedan ; Norman Schwarzkopf ; Melba Patillo Beals ; Newt Gingrich ; Madeline Cartwright ; Linda Chavez ; Margaret Thatcher.
Notes:
Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes.
Includes index.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1997
Contributor:
Lamb, Brian, 1941-
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0812930290
9780812930290
OCLC:
39460433