Revisiting The ‘Last Interview’ Of Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick And Nora Ephron

The Last Interview series features conversations with Ernest Hemingway, Nora Ephron and Philip K. Dick.

There’s so much to like about the classy Last Interview series, but one of the things I now like best about it is the heavenly trio who was recently added to the line-up: Ernest Hemingway, Philip K. Dick, and Nora Ephron.

Can you think of three writers who, on the face of it, would have had less to say to each other at a dinner party? Hemingway would have knocked back the booze and gone all moody and silent; the notoriously paranoid Dick would have been under the table checking for bugging devices and Ephron would’ve channeled what she called “the truly life-saving technique” taught to her by her Hollywood screenwriter parents to get through a rough time: the mantra, “Someday this will be a story!”

Excerpt from Maureen Corrigan’s article in NPR Books- read more

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