Sunday, May 3, 2009

Richard Ford's 5 most essential books

Richard Ford, author of the Frank Bascombe trilogy and other works, told Newsweek about his five most essential books.

One title on the list:
"The Moviegoer" by Walker Percy.

A seriocomic masterpiece that exploits the human connection between bliss and bale.
Read about the other titles on Ford's list.

Learn more about the echoes of Walker Percy's The Moviegoer in Richard Ford's The Sportswriter.

--Marshal Zeringue