TITLE: Richard Price: 2008 National Book Festival
SPEAKER: Richard Price
EVENT DATE: 09/27/2008
RUNNING TIME: 28 minutes
Novelist and screen writer Richard Price appears at the National Book Festival.
Speaker Biography: Novelist and screen writer Richard Price earned his reputation as one of New York's preeminent writers with several novels, including "The Wanderers," "Clockers" (nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award), "Freedomland" and his latest, "Lush Life" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2008). He has also written numerous screenplays, including "The Color of Money," nominated for an Academy Award. He is a recipient of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and shared an Edgar Award for his writing on the HBO miniseries, The Wire. He lives in New York City.
SERIES: National Book Festival 2008