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Richard Ford

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  • 'Blue Collar, White Collar, No Collar' by Richard Ford

    "Work, as you will see, is imagined broadly in these stories - as labor, as chores, as business, as duty, as habit, as memory, as art, and as priestly avocation," writes Richard Ford in his introduction to this wonderful anthology of stories about work,...
  • Insider tips for Sunday at Lit Fest

    There are still six more hours of great bookish programming scheduled for Sunday at Printers Row Lit Fest. Among the great talks and panels, prolific and respected authors Richard Ford and Terry McMillan will both take the stage. Tomorrow should be a...
  • For the love of words

    For the love of words
    On Sunday afternoon at Printers Row Lit Fest, away from the crowds strolling through aisles of used books or the ruckus of tots being entertained at the Lil' Lit Park Neverland, Richard Ford took to the stage in the Harold Washington Library Center and...
  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • Author Barry Hannah, 67, has died

     
    Author Barry Hannah died on Monday at his home in Oxford, Miss. He was 67. The county coroner said Hannah died of natural causes. Hannah, who was born in Mississippi, broke onto the literary stage in 1972 when his debut......
  • PEN World Voices announces lineup

     
    The 2010 PEN World Voices literary festival will feature 150 writers from 40 countries. The festival's lineup includes literary fiction heavyweights Toni Morrison, Richard Ford, Salman Rushdie, Sherman Alexie, Elias Khoury, Roddy Doyle and Aleksander...
  • PEN World Voices: From N.Y. to your desktop [Updated]

     
    The PEN World Voices festival is happening right now in new York, and it's a doozy. There are more than 50 events happening across New York City with 150 writers from 40 countries. The festival, which began on Monday, April......
  • Picking a winner? Harder than you think!

    By Marianne Wiggins The winners of the National Book Awards were announced this month -- did anyone notice? Oscar, Emmy, Grammy, Tony, Golden Globe: award shows deemed worthy of TV. But what about the poor relation at the table -- books? Anybody want to...
  • Religious groups joined forces to help Hurricane Andrew's victims

    Shortly after the winds stopped screaming and the patio chairs stopped flying, Pastor Joseph Coats and his family hurried to Glendale Baptist Church. Hurricane Andrew, they found, had ruined the sanctuary. The roof had been staved in by a wind-driven...