Books by Rick Moody
NPR stories about Rick Moody
The author of The Four Fingers of Death and The Ice Storm shares his passion for Wilco (and his loathing of music from the 1980s) in this volume of collected writings, Celestial Music.
In his dense, provocative and often hilarious ninth book, Rick Moody takes a sly, Swiftian approach to sci-fi, serving up a goofy B-movie-style space opera. Critic Jane Ciabattari says it's satire with a sobering aftertaste.
Lucia Silva of Portrait of a Bookstore in Los Angeles, Calif., recommends The Collected Stories of Amy Hempel in her conversation about summer reading with Susan Stamberg on Morning Edition. Silva praises Hempel's "invisible, flawless craftsmanship."
Rick Moody, author of The Ice Storm, has just published his first novel in seven years. The Diviners satirizes the entertainment industry, circa 2000. Moody tells Linda Wertheimer the book should be read like a TV series.