Posts Tagged ‘Storytelling’

Old School: “Papernick the Book Peddler”

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

Before downloadable e-books and Amazon’s computer-generated recommendations, there was good, old-fashioned hand-selling of books, the preferred method of Jonathan Papernick. The author of three books, most recently a collection of short stories, There Is No Other, Papernick has taken on the alter-ego of ‘Papernick the Book Peddler’ to promote his books in face-to-face interactions during [...]

I Swear It Happened Just Like This: An Interview with Ben Yagoda, author of Memoir: A History

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Yagoda talks about his audacious chronicle of the memoir, one that spans thousands of memoirs and hundreds of years—and manna for anyone obsessed by personal storytelling.

Roger Ebert on Writing, Speaking,

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Roger Ebert, who at some point one discovers is among our most amazing media and culture minds of our times, writes about how his writing has changed since he lost his ability to speak (verbally). Ebert writes: “Blind people develop a more acute sense of hearing. Deaf people can better notice events on the periphery, [...]

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