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Richard Ford

The Leonard Lopate Show

Richard Ford's Favorite Character Deals with the Aftermath of Sandy in Fiction

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In the novelist's new collection of stories, Let Me Be Frank with You, he brings back his protagonist Frank Bascombe in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: A Richard Ford Odyssey

Sunday, April 14, 2013

David Strathairn reads a post-Katrina tale of family and friendship by Richard Ford

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Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Wild Western Women

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Chance encounters with unusual women in a provocative tale by Meloy and a darkly comic story by Ford.

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Studio 360

Spark: More Stories About Childhood

Friday, January 28, 2011

Listen to full interviews with Chuck Close, Richard Ford, Mira Nair, and Richard Serra.

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Studio 360

Spark: Kurt & Julie Talk Childhood

Friday, January 28, 2011

We're celebrating 360's first decade on the air with the publication of the book Spark: How Creativity Works, by long-time Studio 360 executive producer Julie Burstein. This week, Julie shares childhood stories from Chuck Close, Richard Ford, Mira Nair, and Richard Serra.

(To hear our original full-length interviews with those artists go here.)

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Talk to Me

Talk to Me: Shirley Hazzard on 'Fire'

Monday, May 03, 2010

Shirley Hazzard spoke with fellow author Richard Ford about writing, poetry and much more for the PEN World Voice Festival. Listen to their conversation here.

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Studio 360

Ford, Dobro, Love

Friday, August 10, 2007

We survive a visit from flamboyant rock diva Courtney Love. Then, our series on American Icons continues with a look at Gone With The Wind, the bestselling novel and blockbuster movie that made the cause of losing gloriously romantic. Plus, a Southern novelist who kept his fiction in the North: Mississippi-born Richard Ford.

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Studio 360

Ford, Dobro, Love

Friday, November 10, 2006

Studio 360's series on American Icons continues with a look at Gone With The Wind, the bestselling novel and blockbuster movie that made the cause of losing gloriously romantic. Richard Ford stops by to talk about his new novel Lay of the Land. Jerry Douglas, master of the dobro guitar, gives us a tutorial on the quintessentially rustic instrument. And we survive a visit from flamboyant rock diva Courtney Love.

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Studio 360

Fountains, Watercolor, Collins

Saturday, June 12, 2004

Kurt Andersen and the poet Billy Collins talk about the amazing and seductive properties of water.

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