The Sydney Writers' Centre podcast on writers and writing features interviews with best-selling and acclaimed writers in a wide range of genres including literary fiction, fantasy, children's books, non-fiction, business and much more. Founder of the Sydney Writers' Centre, Valerie Khoo, interviews successful writers on how they approach the writing process and what goes into creating a remarkable piece of work. www.sydneywriterscentre.com.au
May 26th, 2011
Episode 83 of 134 episodes
Sydney Writers' Centre interviews acclaimed author David Mitchell. His latest book is The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, set in Japan in 1799. It is about a young clerk, Jacob de Zoet, who leaves Holland and his fiancee to go to Japan where he meets the daughter of a Samurai.David is also author of the novel Black Swan Green, which was selected as one of the 10 Best Books of the Year by Time and Cloud Atlas, which was a Man Booker Prize finalist.
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