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Like shaking hands with God

a conversation about writing
  • 80 Pages
  • 4.88 MB
  • 9510 Downloads
  • English
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Seven Stories Press , New York
Vonnegut, Kurt -- Interviews., Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews., Fiction -- Author
StatementKurt Vonnegut & Lee Stringer ; moderated by Ross Klavan ; foreword by Daniel Simon ; photos by Art Shay.
ContributionsStringer, Lee., Klavan, Ross.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3572.O5 Z87 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL390000M
ISBN 101583220038
LC Control Number98055229

Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

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Like Shaking Hands With God is a book which consists of two conversations between Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer with Ross Klavan as moderator and containing a foreword by Daniel was published in The first conversation occurred on October 1,at a book store on Union Square in Manhattan, and the second occurred the following evening at a as: Sun Moon Star (), God Bless You.

Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they practice. About Like Shaking Hands with God. Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

Actually, now that I think of it, that's kind of like saying I'm like Shakespeare except that he (1) writes a lot better and (2) he's been dead for almost years. Anyway, back to the book: I admit that Like Shaking Hands With God doesn't offer a great price-per-word ratio (it's slim and relatively expensive) but it does offer a great deal of 4/5(4).

A book for Vonnegut fans, Stringer fans, and anyone interested in why the simple act of writing things down can be more important than the amount of memory in our computers, Like Shaking Hands with God is filled with surprises.4/5(5).

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Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations. Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they : Seven Stories Press.

Like Shaking Hands with God: a transcription of two moderated conversations between Vonnegut and Stringer--one before a bookstore audience, one over lunch. Shaking Hands has a slender profile and a pretty cover. But the only thing slight about these conversations is that they leave the reader wanting more.

The book is billed as "a conversation /5(14). Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.4/5(10).

Writing well is "like shaking hands with God," Stringer says. Writing in general is described as everything from self-therapy for neurotics to "a.

Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they practice.4/5(11). Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they : Seven Stories Press. ' Like Shaking Hands with God' details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

It is an increasingly rare occasion these days to find two writers willing to speak candidly, thoughtfully, and concretely about Seller Rating: % positive. Get this from a library. Like shaking hands with God: a conversation about writing.

[Kurt Vonnegut; Lee Stringer; Ross Klavan] -- "Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meets the art they practice.

That these two writers happen to be Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer make this. Like Shaking Hands with God is a transcription of two moderated conversations between Kurt Vonnegut (Breakfast of Champions), writer of wild, satiric, outrageous fiction, and Lee Stringer (Grand Central Winter), one-time homeless crack addict who discovered that pencils are not just drug implements.

Shaking Hands has a slender profile and a pretty cover but the only thing 4/5(11). Get this from a library. Like shaking hands with God: a conversation about writing.

[Kurt Vonnegut; Lee Stringer; Ross Klavan] -- Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals.

As Vonnegut would say, "It was a magical evening." A passionate and inspiring discourse between two extraordinary writers, "Like Shaking Hands With God" is a book for anyone interested in why the simple act of writing things down can be so much more important than the amount of memory in our computers.

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Free shipping for many products. Title: Like Shaking Hands With God: A Conversation About Writing. Author: Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer. Genre: Non-fiction, writing, philosophy, interviews, books on books.

Country: U.S. Language: English. Publication Date: First interview October 1, Second January Book Summary: It is an increasingly rare occasion to find two writers wiling to speak. Like Shaking Hands with God details a collaborative journey on the art of writing undertaken by two distinguished writers separated by age, race, upbringing, and education, but sharing common goals and aspirations.

Rarely have two writers spoken so candidly about the intersection where the lives they live meet the art they practice/5(3). Like Shaking Hands With God. Kurt Vonnegut; Lee Stringer; Formats & editions. Paperback. His eighth book, Slaughterhouse-Five was published in and was a literary and commercial success, and was made into a film in Vonnegut is the author of thirteen other novels, three collections of stories and five non-fiction books.

Book Review Friday - 10/12/18 Book Information and Initial Thoughts Like Shaking Hands with God: A Conversation About Writing is an account of two conversations held between Kurt Vonnegut and Lee Stringer.

The edition I read was published by Pocket Books in It is a mere 80 pages long, including the 3-page forward and. Stringer also took part in a discussion on writing with Kurt Vonnegut for a book entitled Like Shaking Hands With God. Stringer was a winner of the Doe Fund 2nd Annual Murray Kempton Award inand Grand Central Winter: Stories from the Street was a New York Times Book Review Notable Book that same year.

Kurt Vonnegut. Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis in and studied biochemistry at Cornell University. An army intelligence scout during the Second World War, he was captured by the Germans and witnessed the destruction of Dresden by Allied bombers, an experience which inspired his classic novel the war he worked as a.

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The LORD gave me the word: “Earthquake” and I saw major shaking in a specific nation. Cannot release the name of the nation at this time to avoid panic. Like Shaking Hands with God. A conversation about writing, Kurt Vonnegut & Lee Stringer.

On 1st October,an event took place at a Bookstore in Union Square, Manhattan, where one of America’s most established and revered writers, Kurt Vonnegut, whose final novel Timequake had been published inand emerging talent, Lee Stringer, whom Vonnegut championed and.

Dream about shaking hands. Shaking hands with someone is a sign of love, agreement and building trust. This is usually true when a man shakes hands with a man. Perhaps you dream of shaking hands with someone, it means you are about to make a good decision that will benefit you and those around you.

Job - “Lay down, now, a pledge for me with Yourself;Who is there that will be my guarantor? Hera and Athena, shaking hands. Acropolis Museum/CC BY-SA Leaders in the Middle Ages had a slightly different way of signaling good intentions—the “Kiss of Peace,” taken from the Bible Author: Cara Giaimo.The voice of the LORD shakes the wilderness; The LORD shakes the wilderness of Kadesh.

They do not know nor do they understand; They walk about in darkness; All the foundations of the earth are shaken. "For thus says the LORD of hosts, 'Once more in a little while, I am going to shake the heavens and the earth, the sea also and the dry land.