David Plante on Becoming a Londoner

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

David Plante discusses his memoir, Becoming a Londoner: A Diary. This first volume spans his first 20 years in London, beginning in the mid-1960s, and pieces together an intimate portrait of a relationship and a luminous world of writers, poets, artists, and thinkers.


David Plante

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Rita from Fairfield

David Plante's life has intersected the lives of interesting and notable persons for decades. His memoir is both personal and social history--because he looks beyond himself toward those around him. In a world lately preoccupied with rapacious, boring, narcissistic corporate types worth billions--who take more than their share of our mental space, social power, and other resources--it's good for a change to have our attention pulled to the humane scale of David's creatively productive and affectionate society.

Feb. 25 2014 08:32 AM
Alex from Tribeca

ZZZZZZZ... Apparently I'm the only one left awake to note how tendentious and affected and full of himself this guest is. Why exactly do you imagine that the audience wants to listen to such a pompous paunch-wit?

Sep. 24 2013 01:18 PM

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