Writing Quote: Truman Capote on Interviewing

The secret to the art of journalistic interviewing–and it is an art–is to let the other person think he’s interviewing you. You tell him about yourself, and slowly you spin your web so that he tells you everything.Truman Capote in Conversations With …

The secret to the art of journalistic interviewing--and it is an art--is to let the other person think he's interviewing you. You tell him about yourself, and slowly you spin your web so that he tells you everything.

Truman Capote in Conversations With Capote, edited by Lawrence Grobel, 1985

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