The Stone Diaries | Interview by Carol Shields with Idella Sturino

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SOURCE: An interview in Scrivener, Spring, 1995, pp. 76-85.

[In the following interview, which was conducted in December 1994, Shields discusses The Stone Diaries and her writing process.]

[Sturino]: The Stone Diaries was a huge success for you. How did that feel? It was on the best-seller list for over a year, I think.

[Shields]: It still is, in fact. I'm just amazed. I had no expectations for anything like this.

Have you been doing a lot of readings related to that (i.e. readings from The Stone Diaries)?

I have done quite a few, now we're sort of at the end of that for a while until it comes out in the States, in paper-back in the spring, and I'll do just a little bit of it then.

Do you enjoy that type of thing?

Well, I don't enjoy traveling that much anymore; I've...

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