Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation

Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation Author Tom Bissell
ISBN-10 1936365766
ISBN-13 9781936365760
Year 2012-04-03
Pages 256
Language English
Publisher McSweeney’s, Believer Books
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In Magic Hours award winning essayist Tom Bissell explores the highs and lows of the creative process He takes us from the set of The Big Bang Theory to the first novel of Ernest Hemingway to the final work of David Foster Wallace from the films of Werner Herzog to the film of Tommy Wiseau to the editorial meeting in which Paula Fox s work was relaunched into the world Originally published in magazines such as The Believer The New Yorker and Harper s these essays represent ten years of Bissell s best writing on every aspect of creationbe it Iraq War documentaries or video game character voicesand will provoke as much thought as they do laughter What are sitcoms for exactly Can art be both bad and genius Why do some books survive and others vanish Bissell s exploration of these questions make for gripping unforgettable reading

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