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The Art of the Interview
The Art of the Interview: Lessons from a Master of the Craft
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Hailed by Joyce Carol Oates as "The Mozart of Interviewers", and by Playboy as "The Interviewer's Interviewer", Larry Grobel offers journalists a master class on getting subjects to truly open up and talk, and he gives culture vultures unforgettable anecdotes from his thirty-year career of doing just that in The Art of the Interview. From stars like Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Drew Barrymore, and Robert De Niro to politicians like Jesse Ventura, sports figures like Bobby Knight, and even Nobel laureates like Saul Bellow and Richard Feynman, Lawrence Grobel's interviews with our most fascinating public figures have made him one of the most celebrated journalists of his generation. His work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Details, and Movieline's Hollywood Life, among others. In The Art of the Interview...
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Hailed by Joyce Carol Oates as "The Mozart of Interviewers", and by Playboy as "The Interviewer's Interviewer", Larry Grobel offers journalists a master class on getting subjects to truly open up and talk, and he gives culture vultures unforgettable anecdotes from his thirty-year career of doing just that in The Art of the Interview.

From stars like Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Drew Barrymore, and Robert De Niro to politicians like Jesse Ventura, sports figures like Bobby Knight, and even Nobel laureates like Saul Bellow and Richard Feynman, Lawrence Grobel's interviews with our most fascinating public figures have made him one of the most celebrated journalists of his generation. His work has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Playboy, Details, and Movieline's Hollywood Life, among others.

In The Art of the Interview, Grobel reveals the most memorable stories from his long career, offers examples of the most candid and revealing responses he has elicited from his interviewees, and takes us step-by-step through the interview process, from research and question writing to final editing. Grobel illuminates his own insights with advice and stories from many of the country's top magazine editors and interviewers to present a truly complete picture of this rarely considered area of the writer's craft.

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About Lawrence

Lawrence Grobel has been a freelance writer for more than thirty years. He has written for numerous national magazines and newspapers, including the New York Times, Newsday, Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, Reader's Digest, Details, TV Guide, Redbook, Cosmopolitan,...

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Published Reviews

Nov.05.2008

"Al Pacino has been on of America's most versatile and dynamic actors for more than 35 years. In 1979 Lawrence Grobel (Conversations with Brando) began interviewing the reclusive Pacino while in turn...