Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch (2013)


It was probably always a messy story, but at some point the focus for Donna Tartt's third novel shifted dramatically. As discussed in an interview with Jared Bland at the Appel Salon, the draft Tartt had been writing, which was set in Amsterdam and New York City, collided with a trip to Las

Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch (2013)2014-06-26T14:30:15-05:00

Donna Tartt, interviewed by Jared Bland (November 2013)


The  evening in the Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library begins with a  sincere expression of enthusiasm on the part of the interviewer, introducing and welcoming the author. Not rote expression of interest or distant admiration, but a sense of true excitement as Jared Bland takes his seat, and

Donna Tartt, interviewed by Jared Bland (November 2013)2014-05-13T15:26:33-05:00
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