May 2014 Non-fiction Global Publishing Services

Confidence, or the Appearance of Confidence: The Best of the Believer Music Interviews edited by Vendela Vida, Ross Simonini

Paperback (Trade paperback US) | Apr 2014 | McSweeney's | 9781938073830 | 524pp | 216x140mm | GEN | AUD$27.99, NZD$34.99
Believer Books collects 35 interviews with some of today's most influential musicians and includes such conversational treasures as Bjork on e.e. cummings, Lucinda Williams on writing about sex, Trey Anastasio on improvisation games, M.I.A. on the power of the internet, and Jack White on upholstering a couch. The interviews are conducted in The Believer magazine's intimate, casual, long-form style, and while they focus on the musiccreating it, playing it, touring it, living with it—they never hesitate to explore the subjects' other passions. This collection is perfect for fans, lovers of the interview format, cultural aficionados, and aspiring polymaths.