Min Jin Lee on Pachinko

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“Fiction has the ability to expand people’s points of view, and also to have the contradictions...” In this video, Min Jin Lee answers questions from readers about her novel Pachinko (Grand Central Publishing, 2017) for PBS NewsHour’s Now Read This book club, a partnership with the New York Times.

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I Know How to Write Forever

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“I don’t think I could’ve happily stayed here in the world if I did not have a way of thinking about it, which is what writing is for me.” In this New York Times video, Toni Morrison speaks about what motivates her to keep writing. Morrison’s new novel, God Help the Child (Knopf, 2015), is featured in Page One in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Gay Talese

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The best-selling author of eleven books, including A Writer's Life (Knopf, 2006), a former reporter for the New York Times, and the father of The New Journalism, Gay Talese is also one of the best-dressed writers around. Check out this video of the elegent author by Jake Davis, and while you're at it, watch the latest episode of the web series Put This On, which features an interview with Talese.

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