George Plimpton, the originator of "participatory journalism," is the editor of The Paris Review. His books include Paper Lion, Out of My League, The Bogey Man, Open Net, The Curious Case of Sidd Finch, and, most recently, The X Factor. He lives in New York City.
Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: February 16, 1999 Price: $19.00
Edited by George Plimpton, and with an introduction by Rick Moody, this collection of interviews with the Beat Writers grants writers of prose, poetry, and literary critics an in-depth look into one of the most famous literary tribes of the century. The Beats, with their mix of talent, bravado, and insight...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Modern Library On Sale: May 30, 2000 Price: $23.00
This third volume in Modern Library’s Paris Review: Writers at Work series gives the student a chance to study the words and opinions of some of the most important and compelling playwrights of our time. The interviews collected here range in date from 1956 to 1997 and in personality from Tennessee...
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Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Anchor On Sale: November 10, 1998 Price: $16.95
Using the oral biography style that made his Edie (with Jean Stein) a bestseller, literary lion George Plimpton blends the voices of Truman Capote's friends, lovers, and colleagues into a captivating and highly readable biographical narrative. Katherine Graham, Lauren Bacall, Gore Vidal, Norman Mailer, Lee Radziwill, John Huston, John Knowles, William...Read more >