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Booknotes : [electronic resource] America's finest authors on reading, writing, and the power of ideas / [compiled by] Brian Lamb.

Contributor(s): Lamb, Brian, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Times Books, c1997Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxiii, 423 p., [32] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 0812928474 (alk. paper); 9780812928471 (alk. paper).Other title: Book notes.Uniform titles: Booknotes (Television program) Subject(s): Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews | Books and reading | Authorship | Lezen | SchrijvenDDC classification: 810.9/0054 | 810.9/973 Other classification: 18.06 Online resources: Publisher description | Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Storytellers. David McCullough ; Shelby Foote ; Forrest McDonald ; James Reston, Jr. ; Edmund Morris ; Doris Kearns Goodwin ; Albert Murray ; Carlo D'Este ; Simon Schama ; Joseph Ellis ; Blanche Wiesen Cook ; Nicholas Basbanes ; Ben Yagoda ; Nathaniel Branden ; Stephen Ambrose ; Martin Gilbert ; David Levering Lewis ; bell hooks ; Monica Crowley ; Deborah Shapley ; Robert A. Caro ; Richard Reeves ; Paul Hendrickson ; Richard Norton Smith ; Clare Brandt ; James Thomas Flexner ; Robert K. Massie ; John Keegan ; Paul Kennedy ; Francis Fukuyama ; Robert Leckie ; Stephen Carter ; Daniel Boorstin ; Stanley Weintaub ; Robert D. Richardson, Jr. ; Neil Baldwin ; Robert Remini ; Dr. James Billington ; William H. Chafe ; David Remnick ; Nell Irvin Painter ; David Herbert Donald ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Peggy Noonan ; Charles Kuralt ; Norman Mailer -- Reporters. David Halberstam ; George Will ; James "Scotty" Reston ; Stanley Crouch ; Evan Thomas ; Anna Quindlen ; Pete Hamill ; Elsa Walsh ; Neil Sheehan ; Peter Arnett ; William Prochnau ; Malcolm Browne ; Morley Safer ; Robert Timberg ; David Maraniss ; Lou Cannon ; Stanley Karnow ; Richard Ben Cramer ; Colonel David Hackworth ; Johanna Newman ; Nathan McCall ; Lewis Lapham ; Nan Robertson ; Howell Raines ; Andrew Ferguson ; Christopher Hitchens ; Robin Wright ; Colman McCarthy ; William F. Buckley, Jr. ; Richard Rhodes ; Michael Kelly ; Garry Wills ; Kevin Phillips ; David Halevy ; John Leo ; Elaine Sciolino ; Hugh Pearson ; Robert Kaplan ; Thomas Friedman ; R. Emmett Tyrell ; Roger Gittines ; Jack Nelson ; Tina Rosenberg ; James B. Stewart ; Molly Moore ; Lynn Sherr ; John Hockenberry -- Public figures. Jimmy Carter ; Richard Nixon ; Al Gore ; James Baker ; Lani Guinier ; Robert Dole ; Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof ; Colin Powell ; Bill Clinton ; Robert McNamara ; Hanan Ashrawi ; Hillary Rodham Clinton ; George Shultz ; Lewis B. Puller, Jr. ; Clark Clifford ; George Ball ; William Rehnquist ; Mikhail Gorbachev ; Dan Quayle ; Betty Friedan ; Norman Schwarzkopf ; Melba Patillo Beals ; Newt Gingrich ; Madeline Cartwright ; Linda Chavez ; Margaret Thatcher.
Summary: "Booknotes" has been a television program for over eight years. C-Span host Brian Lamb talks with authors about their latest books, about writing, and about the power of ideas and the written word.
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Collection of essays by various authors based on interviews originally held on the television program Booknotes.

Includes index.

Storytellers. David McCullough ; Shelby Foote ; Forrest McDonald ; James Reston, Jr. ; Edmund Morris ; Doris Kearns Goodwin ; Albert Murray ; Carlo D'Este ; Simon Schama ; Joseph Ellis ; Blanche Wiesen Cook ; Nicholas Basbanes ; Ben Yagoda ; Nathaniel Branden ; Stephen Ambrose ; Martin Gilbert ; David Levering Lewis ; bell hooks ; Monica Crowley ; Deborah Shapley ; Robert A. Caro ; Richard Reeves ; Paul Hendrickson ; Richard Norton Smith ; Clare Brandt ; James Thomas Flexner ; Robert K. Massie ; John Keegan ; Paul Kennedy ; Francis Fukuyama ; Robert Leckie ; Stephen Carter ; Daniel Boorstin ; Stanley Weintaub ; Robert D. Richardson, Jr. ; Neil Baldwin ; Robert Remini ; Dr. James Billington ; William H. Chafe ; David Remnick ; Nell Irvin Painter ; David Herbert Donald ; Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; Peggy Noonan ; Charles Kuralt ; Norman Mailer -- Reporters. David Halberstam ; George Will ; James "Scotty" Reston ; Stanley Crouch ; Evan Thomas ; Anna Quindlen ; Pete Hamill ; Elsa Walsh ; Neil Sheehan ; Peter Arnett ; William Prochnau ; Malcolm Browne ; Morley Safer ; Robert Timberg ; David Maraniss ; Lou Cannon ; Stanley Karnow ; Richard Ben Cramer ; Colonel David Hackworth ; Johanna Newman ; Nathan McCall ; Lewis Lapham ; Nan Robertson ; Howell Raines ; Andrew Ferguson ; Christopher Hitchens ; Robin Wright ; Colman McCarthy ; William F. Buckley, Jr. ; Richard Rhodes ; Michael Kelly ; Garry Wills ; Kevin Phillips ; David Halevy ; John Leo ; Elaine Sciolino ; Hugh Pearson ; Robert Kaplan ; Thomas Friedman ; R. Emmett Tyrell ; Roger Gittines ; Jack Nelson ; Tina Rosenberg ; James B. Stewart ; Molly Moore ; Lynn Sherr ; John Hockenberry -- Public figures. Jimmy Carter ; Richard Nixon ; Al Gore ; James Baker ; Lani Guinier ; Robert Dole ; Noa Ben Artzi-Pelossof ; Colin Powell ; Bill Clinton ; Robert McNamara ; Hanan Ashrawi ; Hillary Rodham Clinton ; George Shultz ; Lewis B. Puller, Jr. ; Clark Clifford ; George Ball ; William Rehnquist ; Mikhail Gorbachev ; Dan Quayle ; Betty Friedan ; Norman Schwarzkopf ; Melba Patillo Beals ; Newt Gingrich ; Madeline Cartwright ; Linda Chavez ; Margaret Thatcher.

"Booknotes" has been a television program for over eight years. C-Span host Brian Lamb talks with authors about their latest books, about writing, and about the power of ideas and the written word.

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