Interviews

There are two interviews on this page: the first with Entropy Magazine and the second with Dalkey…

1. Joe Milazzo of Entropy conducted an interview with NOVEMBER author, Christopher Woodall, through February to March 2017. Read his introduction here and enjoy the full interview online at Entropy: Christopher Woodall’s November (Dalkey Archive) is a big book. I knew that going in, and, frankly, its length (just a little over 700 pages) contributed significantly to its allure…

Click for written interview with Joe Milazzo for Entropy Magazine, posted on 17 April 2017:
Entropy Mag: An Interview with Christopher Woodall | Dalkey Archive Press

 

2. The following ‘written interview’ is an extended version of a questionnaire to be sent out to reviewers along with the galleys. The questions were supplied by Dalkey.

Why choose fourteen working-class men in France during the 1970s as the subject matter for your novel? What in particular attracted you to that setting and time?

It wasn’t like that: I didn’t start with the desire to write a novel and then choose a subject, setting and time. The four novels of which November is the first came out of an experience which I had partly sought, partly stumbled into and which dumped the ‘subject’ in my lap – though it took me a while to appreciate it.

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