Posts Tagged: frank bascombe

The Rumpus Interview with Richard Ford

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Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Richard Ford discusses his new book, Let Me Be Frank With You, how metaphor shapes our world, and why he doesn’t like the idea he has a battery to recharge.

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The Characters Have Risen

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At Salon, Lydia Kiesling compares the (brief) resurrections of David Chase’s Tony Soprano and Richard Ford’s Frank Bascombe, suggesting that the two creators might owe something to one another: I can’t help seeing the debt that Chase owes to Ford—and likely the reverse—or simply the great spiritual overlap of these two emblems of American manhood.

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