Interview (Hardcover)

By Claudia Dreifus, Clyde Haberman (Foreword by), Clyde Haberman (Introduction by)

Seven Stories Press, 9781888363425, 279pp.

Publication Date: June 10, 1997



As one of the preeminent interviewers of our time, Claudia Dreifus crisscrosses the globe to interview an eclectic selection of the world's most powerful and interesting women and men, the people whose opinions will shape our future. Dreifus's interviews, by the subjects she chooses and the questions she asks, depict her own forceful vision of our times, as well as that of those she interviews.
Interview is a cornucopia of interviews with leading writers, generals and politicians, television newscasters and actors, spiritual leaders and famous spouses. The book is divided into six sections. Saints: The Dalai Lama (2 interviews), Aung San Suu Kyi, Andrew Young; Visionaries: Esther Dyson, The Tofflers, Art Caplan; Media Freaks: Cokie Roberts/Nina Totenberg/Linda Wertheimer, Dan Rather, Richard Dreyfuss, Samuel Jackson; Warriors: Colin Powell, Gen. John Shalikashvili, Benazir Bhutto, Joycelyn Elders, Serge and Beate Klarsfeld; Poets: Isaac Bashevis Singer, Toni Morrison, Arthur Miller; Citizens: Nadine Strassen, Barney Frank, Myrlie Evers.

About the Author

"CLAUDIA DREIFUS is one of the world's great interviewers and a superb writer . . . Being interviewed by Claudia Dreifus is like playing tennis with Steffi Graf: do your best, and you'll learn a lot; anything less, and she'll pave the court with you." - Dan Rather