Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Mark Dvorak at Friday at the Ford

Friday night of September 19 was a joyous occasion as singer-songwriter Mark Dvorak returned to Thomas Ford to perform original songs and beloved folk classics. We had been looking forward … Continue reading

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A Night in the Lonesome October by Roger Zelazny

I actually jumped out of my seat, pointing my laptop screen at my girlfriend and scaring her half to death. “Did you see this!” Suddenly she was standing too, taking … Continue reading

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“The Hungry House” by Robert Bloch

Saturday Shorts Week 42 Welcome to our weekend series for 2014. Every Saturday this year one of our staff will suggest a favorite short story from the library’s collection, all of them a … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

“Where the Tides Ebb and Flow” by Lord Dunsany

Saturday Shorts Week 41 Welcome to our weekend series for 2014. Every Saturday this year one of our staff will suggest a favorite short story from the library’s collection, all of them a … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Levels of Life by Julian Barnes

In writing the novel Flaubert’s Parrot, novelist Julian Barnes imagined grief felt by retired doctor Geoffrey Braithwait upon the death of his wife. According to Barnes, he never expected to … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

“The Vaults of Yoh-Vombis” by Clark Ashton Smith

Saturday Shorts Week 40 Welcome to our weekend series for 2014. Every Saturday this year one of our staff will suggest a favorite short story from the library’s collection, all of them a … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben

I am a bit late. Here it is 2014 and I am just now reading Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben. Being late, ironically, … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · Leave a comment
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