Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

“The Provincials” by Daniel Alarcon

Saturday Shorts Week 29 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

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Game for Five by Marco Malvaldi

Massimo runs a bar in the Italian resort town of Pineta. His clientele consist of aggravating tourists and a few even more aggravating locals. There’s a group of four old men, … Continue reading

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“The Story of the Siren” by E.M. Forster

Saturday Shorts Week 28 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

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink

I think Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink is one of the most disturbing books that I have read in a long … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith

Private investigator Cormoran Strike is down on his luck, living in his office after breaking up with his long-time girlfriend. He has one bit of luck, however, when the temp … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

“—All You Zombies—” by Robert A. Heinlein

Saturday Shorts Week 27 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

July 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Jim Green’s Concert at Friday at the Ford

The library is a place for learning. Everyone who came to Jim Green’s concert at the Thomas Ford Library in May learned the sound of percussive acoustic guitar, a method … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment
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