Jim Shepard


Jim Shepard discusses with Ivan six things which should be better known.

Jim has written seven novels, including The Book of Aron, which won the Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish Literature, the PEN/New England Award for Fiction, and the Clark Fiction Prize, and five story collections, including Like You’d Understand, Anyway, a finalist for the National Book Award and Story Prize winner.   Seven of his stories have been chosen for the Best American Short Stories, two for the PEN/O. Henry Prize Stories, and two for Pushcart Prizes.   He’s also won the Library of Congress/ Massachusetts Book Award for Fiction and the ALEX Award from the American Library Association.  He teaches at Williams College. You can read more about Jim.

  1. Paestum http://www.amalficoastdrivers.com/paestum.asp
  2. Muddy Waters’ album Fathers and Sons https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-album-reviews/fathers-sons-90263/
  3. Maria Beig https://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2015/10/16/no-judgment-no-message-no-mercy/
  4. Eric Schlosser’s Command and Control https://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/15/books/review/command-and-control-by-eric-schlosser.html
  5. Writer’s Tears http://walshwhiskey.com/writers-tears-copper-pot/
  6. Mike Leigh’s Topsy-Turvy https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2000/02/24/stompin-at-the-savoy/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s