Tim Butcher Interviews

Here is a short interview Butcher did with NPR: http://www.wnyc.org/story/princip-pulled-the-trigger-but-never-meant-to-start-a-war/ 

And here’s a long-form printed interview: http://www.joshirby.com/2014/06/23/gavrilo-princip-weaponized-history-and-the-role-of-the-historian-interview-with-award-winning-author-tim-butcher-on-his-new-book-the-trigger/

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Interview

J.D. Vance Interview

Here’s an hour-long interview with J.D. Vance for his book on C-SPAN

https://www.c-span.org/video/?419678-4/washington-journal-jd-vance-discusses-hillbilly-elegy 

Barbara Demick Lecture

Here is a lecture Barbara Demick gave at BYU’s Kennedy Center. Just a note: there’s some buzzing in the PA system at the lecture site. It is not your computer.

Barbara Demick Interview

Per usual here is a link to an interview with the author about the book:

Barbara Demick Interview

Interview with Roz Chast

Here is a video interview Roz Chast did at the Miami Book Fair:

Jeannette Walls

Here’s an interview Jeannette Walls gave with Gothamist.

It has some interesting insight from Walls as she talks about her family’s reaction to the book, how insight from readers as made her look at her family, and some thought provoking thoughts about luck.

Naoki Typing/Television Interview

In the first post about Naoki from the Japan Times, we got to see some pictures of him using the alphabet board. Now let’s see him actually using the keyboard and alphabet board to communicate.

Once again: this interview is entirely in Japanese. It is in 3 parts. I’ve cued part 1 to begin at 6:03 when the interviewer is speaking with Naoki. To respond, he is using his laptop and the alphabet board. I am showing this to show you what it is like for Naoki to communicate in real time as well as a taste of what it is like for him to write the book.

In part 2 Naoki is talking with David Mitchell and his mother and using the alphabet board to communicate more fully.

Even though it is entirely in Japanese without any English subtitles, it is still worthwhile to see Naoki interacting with people to understand the impact of his words through the book we are reading. Part 3 is still worth checking out if you have time. To find it, click on the YouTube icon in the corner of the video and look in the ‘Up Next’ column on the right for Part 3.

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