Influenced is an interview series featuring authors talking about the works that influenced them.
See our complete list of conversations, including:
Thick Skin, where authors talk about negative reviews, from both critics and readers
Pixelated, the digital, double-blind, lit-inclined author chat
A Bit Contrived, interviews with real authors about improvised books
The Art of Commerce, exploring the intersection of literature and the marketplace
Episode XVI: "The great madpeople of literature are, I think, system-builders"
In this installment, Paul La Farge talks about Pale Fire, complexity and warmth, being compared to other writers, madness in literature & more.