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A Conversation with Orhan Pamuk

Maureen Freely

‘How do you hold your own in such a climate?’

In Conversation: Carlos Yushimito and Santiago Roncagliolo

Carlos Yushimito & Santiago Roncagliolo

‘We shouldn’t just study people through their archives, but also by being witness to their dreams’

In Conversation: Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald

Dorothea Lasky & Adam Fitzgerald

Dorothea Lasky and Adam Fitzgerald talk about the Metaphysical I, thigh-burning poetry and the timeless appeal of popcorn.

Interview with Ryszard Kapuściński

Bill Buford & Ryszard Kapuściński

‘Mine is not a vocation, it's a mission.’

Interview: Ben Lerner

Ben Lerner & Ted Hodgkinson

‘I have no memory of intending to write a novel.’

Interview: Bruce Chatwin

Michael Ignatieff

‘After lunch in the white study, with the wooden slat blinds drawn against the fierce bright sun reflecting off the snowy fields, he sits down in a canvas chair in front of the fire, hands together, fingers touching his lips, waiting: wary, amused, elusive.’