Pamela Paul is editor of The New York Times Book Review and the author of My Life With Bob. Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times are treated to Pamela’s wide-ranging interviews, and her intriguing and fascinating exchanges with some of the world’s giants of literature. In conversation with Michael Williams, Pamela discusses the changing nature of literary criticism and how the Internet has altered the book conversation.

Pamela Paul (International)

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Pamela Paul is the editor of the New York Times Book Review and oversees all books coverage at The New York Times. She is the author of four books, Parenting, Inc., Pornified, The Starter Marriage and the Future of Matrimony and My Life with Bob. Before joining The New York Times, she was a contributor to Time magazine and The Economist, and her work has appeared in The Atlantic, The Washington Post, Slate and Vogue. She is also the editor of the anthology, By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life.

Michael Williams (Australian)

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Michael Williams is the director of the Wheeler Centre for Books, Writing and Ideas in Melbourne. For 2015-2016 he hosted Blueprint for Living on RN, and he remains a regular guest on ABC radio and TV. Michael has also worked as a breakfast presenter for Melbourne’s 3RRR, as a member of the Australia Council’s Literature Board, in publishing and has written extensively for publications including The Guardian Australia, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.