Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19871106
Richard Ford reads from The Sportswriter, which has been called, "A beautiful book," "A wonderful novel for our times," and "An appreciation of the mystery of things as they are." Ford also discusses his work and reveals that he considers giving up writing each time he finishes a book.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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