Tag: william kennedy

Daniel Woodrell (BSS #517)

In this rare long form interview, acclaimed author Daniel Woodrell discusses how William Kennedy’s novels provided inspiration for THE MAID’S VERSION, Ozark vernacular, what people get wrong about stew, how one can know all of humanity by living in a small town, Tony Danza’s boxing skills, film noir, avoiding tough guy cliches, and his experience as a Marine. Read More


William Kennedy (BSS #427)

William Kennedy is most recently the author of Changó’s Beads and Two-Tone Shoes. For related material, you can read my Modern Library Reading Challenge essay on Ironweed. Condition of Mr. Segundo: Caught in a migratory comedy of errors. Author: William Kennedy Subjects Discussed: Resonances in historical fiction that align with the present day, the William Read More