Posts tagged ‘Bookworm’

March 7, 2011

A fine interview with Mario Vargas Llosa and the point-of-view of a donkey.

On Michael Silverblatt’s Bookworm radio show (KCRW) there’s a fine interview with Mario Vargas Llosa. They discuss how realist stories have supplanted magicalism in Latin American literature and the use of humor. They talk much about writing itself, and the point-of-view of a donkey. The link is:

December 12, 2010

Interesting Interview with Lan Samantha Chang on Bookworm

Of course, good writing can’t really be taught, although parts of it can be learned. But if one wanted to learn to be a good writer, it wouldn’t hurt to listen to someone like Chang.

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