Sunday, February 13, 2011

Joshua Ferris

Joshua Ferris is the author of Then We Came to the End and The Unnamed.

From his Q & A with Anna Metcalfe at the Financial Times:

What book changed your life?

Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls.

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Who are your literary influences?

There were so many in the beginning that hopefully, with time, and luck, by the end there will be none.

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If you could own any painting, what would it be?

Magritte’s “Les Amants”.

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What book do you wish you’d written?

Nabokov’s Pale Fire.
Read the complete Q & A.

See Joshua Ferris' five most important books.

--Marshal Zeringue