Friday, July 15, 2011

Book Chat?

I think you have a duty to contribute, to go on contributing to what Gore Vidal callsbook chat.” For certain self-interested reasons, you want to keep standards up so that when your next book comes out, it’s more likely that people will get the hang of it. I have no admiration for writers who think at a certain point they can wash their hands of book chat. You should be part of the ongoing debate.
Martin Amis, Paris Review Interview 


  1. Whereas you are about to start the process, inform us, plese. We will join your debates. Thank you in advance!

  2. I still can not understand the main aim of this article. Can anybody, who understood, explain me? I would be very grateful for that.

  3. Yes, of course, undoubtedly, we should be part of your ongoing debate. We need to stay in touch and be informed of what is going on there.