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Aug 12, 1977
| ISBN 9780394724690
Feb 02, 2011
| ISBN 9780307778284
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Aug 12, 1977 | ISBN 9780394724690
Feb 02, 2011 | ISBN 9780307778284
John Brady, editor of Writer’s Digest and himself an accomplished interviewer, has put together an indispensable guide to the art of questioning. In a lively, down-to-earth manner, "The Craft of Interviewing" covers all aspects of the interview process — getting the interview, doing research, handling the subject face-to-face, hurdling hazards, getting tough, taking notes (on the sly, if need be), taping, dealing with off-the-record types, concluding the interview, verifying it, and writing it up. Brady has also filled the book with a myriad of anecdotes revealing the experiences of some of the best known interviewers of our times. A noteworthy appendix on the history of the interview is included.
John Brady was raised in Liberty, New York, and educated at King’s College (BA) and Bradley University (MA) before pursuing a career in teaching, writing, and editing. He taught magazine writing at Indiana State University for eight years, and his articles… More about John Brady
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