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Richard Powers

The Book We're Talking About

Posted 01.25.2014 | Books

Orfeo by Richard Powers W.W. Norton & Company, $26.95 Published January 20, 2014 What is it about? Peter Els is about as law-abiding as they c...

Opera: Excitement, Drama and Wipeouts

Kim Witman | Posted 04.03.2013 | Arts
Kim Witman

Rabid opera fans are (sometimes justifiably) taken to task for wanting blood, and there's always the chance that someone will crash and burn. Spectacularly.

Margaret Atwood, Anne Rice, Kazuo Ishiguro And Others Share Their Writing Secrets

Wall Street Journal | ALEXANDRA ALTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Richard Powers lounges in bed all day and speaks his novels aloud to a laptop computer with voice-recognition software. Junot Diaz, author of the Puli...