The list author says: "I'm absolutely crazy about the University Press of Mississippi's long-running "Conversations with..." book series in which vintage interviews and profiles of distingushed authors are gathered together in book form. These titles are a must for the literary scholar and researcher but they are also usually startlingly entertaining for the "common reader" not only giving us real insight to favorite authors but highly enjoyable conversation. There's well over 100 volumes in the series including second volumes on a number of authors, as well as sister series on filmmakers and comic book artists. To pull up most of the titles type in university mississippi press conversations under "Books" search. In the meantime, here are 40 titles in the series."