How Journalist and Bestselling Author of ‘The Revenge of Analog’ David Sax Writes: Part One

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The business and culture journalist and bestselling author of the recent book The Revenge of Analog, David Sax, dropped by the show to talk about the writing life, the importance of real things in a digital world, and the revenge of paper.

David is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek, The New York Times, The New Yorker online, and other publications.

The author’s first book, Save the Deli, was a Los Angeles Times bestseller and won the James Beard Award for Writing and Literature.

His latest, The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter “… looks at the resurgence of analog goods and ideas, during a time when we assumed digital would conquer all.” It was longlisted for the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence.

Kevin Kelly, founding editor of Wired magazine and author of The Inevitable, said of the book, “The better digital gets, the more important analog becomes … Sax’s reporting is eye-opening and mind-changing.”

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In Part One of this file David Sax and I discuss:

  • Writing at the intersections of business and culture
  • Why your best ideas come to you in the shower
  • The importance of impeccable research for great nonfiction
  • A road map for cranking out 3,000–4,000 words a day
  • How printing and editing your work on paper can improve your writing

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