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 XVII: "Publishing displaces the aura which, in the art world, attaches to the actual works of art"
In this installment, Helen DeWitt talks about A.C. Danto's The Transfiguration of the Commonplace, the art world, the book world, the difference, and more.