I went down to New York a couple of weeks ago to visit David Bezmozgis, author of Natasha and Other Stories and a new novel, The Free World. My profile runs in today’s National Post.
My shameful secret is out: I’m a book hoarder. [Update: To my surprise, this article has received a lot of attention: Entertainment Weekly, The Huffington Post, The New Yorker, and several other publications have written about the essay, at Matt Galloway spent several segments discussing the piece on Metro Morning this week. It seems there are a lot of book hoarders out there.]
In the latest article of our ongoing series The Ecology of Books, I explore the shadowy world of ghostwriting.
List of People I Want to Interview Before I Die:
Bret “The Hitman” Hart
I’m not saying it’s a great list or anything. There are more names on it, too. Christopher Hitchens, for sure. Um, Kanye West maybe? Probably not. Cormac McCarthy. Dave Eggers.