Great interviews of our time
Free: two books, with the 'Independent on Sunday' print edition on 23 November and 30 November
Tuesday 18 November 2008
For more than two decades, the interviews published in 'The Independent' and 'The Independent on Sunday' have been the envy of the rest of the media. From this weekend, readers have a chance to be reminded why, and to savour some of the most celebrated encounters again, in two 128-page anthologies – one devoted to men and the other to women.
Written by such acclaimed interviewers as Lynn Barber, Zoë Heller, Robert Chalmers, Deborah Ross, Hunter Davies, Cole Moreton, John Walsh, Marianne Macdonald, Will Self and Sebastian Faulks, the two volumes are by turns empathetic and confrontational, informative and subversive, poignant and hilarious; they are also, above all, highly entertaining.
Volume One: Men, Sunday 23 November
Includes interviews with George Michael, Tom Wolfe, Melvyn Bragg, Uri Geller, Jimmy Savile, Salman Rushdie, Helmut Newton, Arthur Scargill, Peter Mandelson, Don King, Ian Paisley, Osama bin Laden, David Irving, Robert Kilroy-Silk, Edward Heath, Gordon Ramsay, Nick Griffin, Peter Ackroyd, Hunter S Thompson and Martin Amis
Volume Two: Women, Sunday 30 November
Includes interviews with Paula Yates, Kate Moss, Tori Amos, Imelda Marcos, Esther Rantzen, Norma Major, Ruby Wax, Elle MacPherson, Rosemary Conley, Marie Helvin, Gillian Wearing, Ninette de Valois, Zadie Smith, Susie Orbach, Sinéad O’Connor, Kim Cattrall, Yoko Ono, Ann Coulter, Meg Mathews, Ellen MacArthur, Cerys Matthews, Fenella Fielding, Doreen Lawrence and Nancy Dell’Olio
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- 2 The excuses your boss is most likely to believe when you call in sick
- 3 Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city
- 4 I'm pansexual – here are the five biggest misconceptions about my sexuality
- 5 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
The one chart that shows how George Osborne is almost certainly going to be our next Prime Minister
The excuses your boss is most likely to believe when you call in sick
Three-year-old ultra-Orthodox Jewish children told 'the non-Jews' are 'evil' in worksheet produced by London school
Bono's group has made more money from Facebook investment than from all his music
Wikipedia rocked by 'rogue editors' blackmail scam targeting small businesses and celebrities
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
Tony Blair attacks Jeremy Corbyn's 'Alice In Wonderland' politics
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
Iain Duncan Smith 'should resign over disability benefit death figures', says Jeremy Corbyn
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
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