Gore Vidal on Italo Calvino

Gore Vidal sat down with Riz Khan to discuss Italo Calvino, whom Vidal describes as “the only great writer of my time”. Vidal’s essay on Calvino is available here.

2 thoughts on “Gore Vidal on Italo Calvino”

  1. I disagree that Faulkner was nothing but a showboat or that Calvino was the only great writer of the time. However, Calvino is certainly overlooked and I have thought to myself more than once while reading his works that he has saved my life in a very subtle way.

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