What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
by Raymond Carver
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Resources
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Movie or TV Productions
"When We Talk About Love" was adapted for a short, thirteen-minute film. Seriously, how can thirteen minutes possibly be enough to fit it all in?
Articles & Interviews
Check out the original draft of the story that became "What We Talk About When We Talk About Love." Just don't get too hung up on this version—it's quite different.
This document shows "Beginners" with the changes and cuts from Carver's editor, if you want to snoop on the writing process.
Get the goods from the horse's mouth. Or some other cliché.
This essay by author Stephen King (yep, that Stephen King) talks Carver the man and Carver the author.
Some folks call Carver a minimalist. But Carver wasn't havin' that.
Your new favorite storyteller gives us the skinny on his writing process.
This clip comes to us from a PBS documentary on Carver called To Write and Keep Kind (1992).
Steve McQueen. Oops we mean Raymond Carver.
This is pretty sexy at first glance. Then we realize that the woman in the picture is in bed, alone. Some of Carver's characters just aren't lucky in love.
Dig in, Carver fans. Almost everything Carver wrote is included here, in this Library of America edition of his writings.