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.

Michael Williams (Australian)

Michael Williams

Michael Williams is the Director of the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne. A sometime Radio National presenter, he remains a regular guest on ABC Radio and TV. Michael has also worked in publishing and as a presenter for Melbourne’s 3RRR (on Breakfasters), as a member of the Australia Council’s Literature Board, and has written extensively for The Guardian, The Age, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian and elsewhere.