In 1946, George Orwell articulated the reasons why he put pen to paper in an essay entitled Why I Write.
In this Web series, authors talk about their literary habits and reading preferences,
and examine Orwell's question that lies at the heart of being an author—why they write.


James Fallows

Deborah Fallows

Jonathan Fenby

Andrew Field

Shamini Flint

Simon Fowler

Paul French

Astrid Freyeisen