Monday, May 9, 2011

Utne Reader :: Trillin on Texas

Trillin on Texas
by Calvin Trillin
Buy It Now
The Difference Between You and a Journalist

May 9, 2011
by David Doody

Calvin Trillin, the long-time New Yorker writer, recently released Trillin on Texas (University of Texas Press), a collection of his writing on that state. Many of the pieces come from Trillin’s “U.S. Journal” series from The New Yorker, where he traveled to different parts of the country and submitted short articles about those places. In this interview with Michael Meyer of Columbia Journalism Review, Meyer wonders if Trillin considers himself an expert on the state of the country, a writer with a unique finger on the pulse, due to his reporting from different places. read more »

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