Interviews with PO'B
Conversations/Patrick O'Brian by Francis X. Clines (New York Times, 1993).
Interview with Stephen Becker (Paris Review, 1995).
Online chat with Richard Snow (Barnes and Noble, 1998) (Wayback machine).
Meet the writer: Patrick O'Brian (Barnes and Noble, 1999) (Wayback machine).
Patrick O'Brian: Sailing Upon Ancient Seas: interview with Dana Goodyear (Publisher's Weekly, 1999).
Interviews and articles about PO'B
An Author I'd Walk the Plank For Richard Snow in The New York Times, 1991.
Patrick O'Brian's Ship Comes In Mark Horowitz in The New York Times, 1993.
Castaway Richard Russ in The Guardian, 2003
Master and Deceiver: Nikolai Tolstoy on Patrick O'Brian From The Times, 30 November 2003, by permission of Nikolai Tolstoy.
The Life of O'Brian (originally appeared in The Rare Book Review, 2005). An inteview by Sara Waterson with Nikolai Tolstoy about PO'B's book collection.
PO'B's Town and Stephen's Country by Jay Reay.
Why Patrick O’Brian is Jane Austen at sea. Article by Lucy Eyre in The Guardian, 2014.
BBC Radio 4 Book Club on "Master and Commander", with Allan Mallinson and James Naughtie.
Escape from today. Clive James explains how, terminally ill and barely bothering with books, he began to read again - thanks to the Jack Aubrey novels. The Sunday Times, 2015.