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 Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
- 3 Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
- 4 Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
- 5 Google search history can now be downloaded in its entirety, mass embarrassment expected
Rarest Beanie Baby bought for just £10 at car boot sale could be sold for £62,500 on eBay
Katie Hopkins and The Sun editor David Dinsmore reported to police for incitement to racial hatred following migrant boat column
'Jihadi John': Isis executioner Mohammed Emwazi wanted to wage jihad in Somalia until his friends were betrayed and killed by al-Shabaab
Parma, Missouri: 80 per cent of town's police quit after first black mayor is elected
Australian student Tommy Connolly, 23, adopts his pregnant, homeless 17-year-old cousin to give her a chance at 'a better life'
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
Katie Hopkins on LBC: Listen to caller taking The Sun columnist to task over migrant comments
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