Tag: john banville

John Banville/Benjamin Black (BSS #407)

John Banville is most recently the author of The Infinities. Benjamin Black is most recently the author of A Death in Summer. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Doubting that his alter ego is the work of a craftsman. Author: John Banville (aka Benjamin Black) Subjects Discussed: Efforts to sandwich two men into one voice, why John Read More


Mark Sarvas (BSS #201)

Mark Sarvas is the author of Harry, Revised. Condition of Show: Concerned with revision. Author: Mark Sarvas Subjects Discussed: Harry Rent and Arthur Dent, James Wood’s How Fiction Works, character names, Jean Cocteau, Tod Goldberg and fucktard, serendipitous phone calls, Harry’s level of hypocrisy, Deconstructing Harry, how screenplay experience tied into novel writing, human inconsistencies, Read More