'Travel is nasty'
Read and article from The Guardian on Paul Theroux.
Watch an interview on Dark Star Safari, as
interviewed on Booknotes, a show on the C-Span
Looking for Paul's books made into movies?
Review of Hunter S. Thompson's book, Kingdom
of Fear. Written by Paul Theroux, published in
The Guardian Unlimited.
An interesting article by a fellow Peace
Corps writer who has met Theroux and writes
about their histories are intertwined.
A lovely review of Dark Star Safari by Merle
Rubin- full of praise. Printed in the LA Times.
Check out this video interview from the San
Diego City Club circa Hotel Honolulu. You can
watch it online at the UCSDtv web site or order
the VHS tape (program 5662
Short, but current interview, referring to
Dark Star Safari
An excellent interview with Theroux at:
telegraph.co.uk in the "books" section. Article
by Mick Brown, Oct 12, 2002.
This is a very interesting interview with Mr.
Theroux from Salon Magazine. Written by Dwight
Wired For Books
Four audio interviews with Paul Theroux by Don Swaim of CBS Radio are posted at Wired For Books
Another interesting interview this time from
Powells. Written by Dave Weich , 2000.
This interview is a little dated, but still
very readable. Taken from a phone interview by
Stephan Capen, 1995.
Not only is this a link to an interview but
you can also use it to find a number of articles
published by Mr. Theroux in The Atlantic
Monthly. Interview by Anthony Grant, 1997.
A short interview that relates mainly to
Fresh Air Fiend. By Alden Mudge, 2000.
Quite a long interview, taken from a speech
Mr. Theroux gave to the Commonwealth Club about
his then newly published book, Hotel Honolulu.
Interviewed by Barbara Lane, 2001. One can
listen to it with Real Player.
A great discussion of Kowloon Tong's
strengths and weaknesses as a book. By Thomas
Keneally, 1997. Also a link to other reviews in
The New York Times on Mr. Theroux's works over
This link is to a stinging witty review by
Theroux of V. S. Naipaul's recent Nobel prize
winning book, Half A Life. 2001
Here's a link to a current article by Theroux
in Time Magazine's Special Report called "Asian
Journey". His next book, Dark Star Safari is due
out this winter.