Author interviews

Author interviews are a risky business. It’s all too easy to slip up and cough up a controversial quote; equally, authors can often find themselves careering towards Private Eye’s Psueds’ Corner with pretentious waffle.

Sometimes, however, an author interview can be a gem – full of insight into how great writers approach their work and, in some cases, life.

Here are some author interviews which you might enjoy:

Philip Roth

Tells you how to write a succession of great books with a bad back.