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THE LATEST RELEASE IN THE FURNASS SERIES

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All Fall Down — here’s a video introduction to the latest book in Richard Snodgrass’ Furnass Series. To learn more about All Fall Down click here.

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Critical Acclaim

For Richard Snodgrass’ Novels

Richard
Snodgrass

Author &
Photographer

Richard Snodgrass’s short stories and essays have appeared in the New England Review/Bread Loaf Quarterly, South Dakota Review, California Review, Pittsburgh Quarterly, and elsewhere. He is also a master photographer who has been artist-in-residence at LightWorks (University of Syracuse) and at the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico. He is the recipient of a fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

In 1989, Viking published Snodgrass’s novel There’s Something in the Back Yard to critical acclaim: “Observe this mysterious book and be changed,” wrote Jack Stephens in the Washington Post Book World. Snodgrass is also the author of An Uncommon Field: The Flight 93 Temporary Memorial, published in September of 2011 by Carnegie Mellon University Press, and Kitchen Things: An Album of Vintage Utensils and Farm Kitchen Recipes, published in 2013 by Skyhorse and named one of the year’s “best books to get you thinking about food” by the Associated Press.

Richard Snodgrass lives in Pittsburgh, PA with his wife Marty and two indomitable female tuxedo cats, raised from feral kittens, named Frankie and Becca.

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5 hours ago

Richard Snodgrass

Sweet....Congrats to the winners of the BookTrib Booster Box raffle! The Moore, Oklahoma chapter of The Girly Book Club is a part of our book club partnership where we send 50 clubs four different books each month. The books for April: "Once a Liar" by A.F. Brady Author, "Saving Washington" by Chris Formant Author, and "Across the River" by Richard Snodgrass.

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15 hours ago

Richard Snodgrass

“Jack, go see her.”
He stopped halfway down the steps but didn’t turn around. “I don’t know what you’re talking about.”
“She’s going to need to see you now. She’s going to want to know you’re okay.”
“She was Bill’s girl.”
“I doubt if even Bill thought that was true at the end. I know in your heart you never did.”
“Then you know more about me than I know about me.”
When she didn’t say anything, he turned to look at her. But Jo was already starting back into the house.

From THE BUILDING
Book One of the Furnass Towers Trilogy
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1 week ago

Richard Snodgrass

The inside of the church was lighter than the foyer but not by much. The stained-glass windows glowed dully with little illumination, backlit by the gray light from outside. On the wall between the windows were half-life-sized friezes of the Stations of the Cross, as if Christ’s struggles to drag the cross through the streets were seeping out of the plaster. Flanking the sanctuary were grottos and niches displaying holy statues; confessionals lined the rear of the church like a row of guardhouses. Or wood porta-potties. Banks of small votive candles flickered at the railing in front of the main altar. The church was empty except for one lone figure kneeling in front of a grotto with a statue of the Virgin holding the infant Jesus. Harry Todd sidestepped through the empty pews to the side aisle and approached her, taking a seat nearby. It was several minutes before Donna lifted her head and looked at him. She smiled, a dreamy, almost beatific expression on her face, as if she weren’t at all surprised to see him, almost as if she were expecting him. Harry Todd smiled in return.
I’ll bet I’m going to wish I had waited outside. . . .

From SOME RISE
Book Two of the Furnass Towers Trilogy
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