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Working in the Bathtub: Conversations with the Immortal Dany Laferrière

A book by Adam Leith Gollner.

Adam Leith Gollner

Montreal writer Dany Laferrière became "Immortal" in 2015, when he was inducted into the Académie française, the highest honour in all French literature. In these wide-ranging interviews with Adam Leith Gollner, portions of which were originally published in The Paris Review, Laferrière reveals how his life and his writing are inseparable, discussing everything from his breakout debut, How To Make Love To a Negro Without Getting Tired, to the extraordinary success of more recent novels such as The Return and I Am a Japanese Writer. Brilliant, comedic, and full of insightful advice for writers and readers, these conversations also serve as the definitive introduction to one of our greatest storytellers. (From Linda Leith Publishing)

Adam Leith Gollner is a writer and musician from Montreal. He is also the author of the nonfiction books The Fruit Hunters and The Book of Immortality.

More about Dany Laferrière

Dany Laferrière is one of the most celebrated writers in Canadian literary history. In 2013, he was elected to the prestigious Académie Française in Paris — where he now lives. Radio-Canada contributor Danny Braun met up with Laferrière to talk about his book, Self-Portrait of Paris with Cat. ** Originally broadcast on April 30, 2019. 53:59

Books by Dany Laferrière

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