Since The Paris Review was founded in 1953, it has given us invaluable conversations with the greatest writers of our age. Here is the fourth collection of brilliant interviews to be gathered together, 'a bible both for readers and writers, the insider gossip for those who are truly passionate about their prose.' (Observer). This new edition is introduced by Salman Rushdie and includes interviews with: William Styron, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, E.B. White, P.G. Wodehouse, John Ashbery, Philip Roth, Maya Angelou, Orhan Pamuk, V.S. Naipaul, Stephen Sondheim, Haruki Murakami, David Grossman, Marilynne Robinson.