Book Discussion on A Writer\'s Life

Gay Talese talked about his book, A Writer’s Life, published by Knopf. He described his more than 50-year career as a journalist… read more

Gay Talese talked about his book, A Writer’s Life, published by Knopf. He described his more than 50-year career as a journalist and nonfiction author, including his years as a copy boy for The New York Times and as a reporter from 1956 to 1965. He also talked about New York City experiences and the process of writing his various books. He responded to audience members' questions.

Mr. Talese wrote Thy Neighbor’s Wife, Honor Thy Father, The Gay Talese Reader, and Unto the Sons. He has written for Esquire, The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, and other national publications. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on A Writer\'s Life

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Sep 3, 2006
Last Aired:
Jan 1, 2007

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  • Sep 03, 2006 | 7:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 04, 2006 | 3:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 16, 2006 | 2:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 01, 2007 | 1:30pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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