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The New York Times
Saturday, February 16, 2008
A Blog About Books
Stray Questions for: Clive James
By DWIGHT GARNER
| Clive James (Jerry Bauer)||Clive James’s most recent book is “Cultural Amnesia.” |
1) What are you working on?
I’m working on the fifth volume of my memoirs. This volume is provisionally called “Prelude to the Aftermath” and covers my time in British mainstream television from 1982-2000, so it will have a star-studded cast in which Luciano Pavarotti, if I may say so, bulks large. I am also finalizing the proofs of my upcoming book of selected poems, “Opal Sunset,” which will be published in America late this year. Oh, and I’ve started writing a “Poetry Notebook,” which is being serialized by Poetry magazine in Chicago.
2)How much time - if any - do you spend on the Web? Is it a distraction or a blessing?
I practically live on the thing, because my multi-media Web site is growing like a crocodile and I’m always on the lookout for great stuff I can link through to......[continued here]