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News Stories:

A Resonant Voice Remembered (Duke Magazine, 2011)

Trailer for 'Pass It On,' Documentary About Reynolds Price (2010)

Celebrating Price -- Jubilee (Duke Magazine, 2008)

Reynolds Price, the Art of Fiction No. 127 (Paris Review, 1991)

Reynolds Price Shares His Faith (News & Observer, 2006)

An American Writer, Coming of Age in Oxford (The New York Times, 2009)

A Sampling of Reynolds Price's Commentaries on NPR:

Teaching Writing (NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 2000)
Reynolds Price says writing can indeed by taught - at least to serious college students, who can learn serviceable prose.

Perfect Dinner Party (NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 2000)

Reynolds Price whiles away a meal alone conjuring up the companions he'd most like to have dinner with and what they'd converse about.

How to Deal With Chronic Pain (NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 2002)
People with chronic conditions often feel that fellow sufferers are the only ones who can feel their pain. For Reynolds Price, that is quite literally the case.

The Old Man in Here With Me (NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 1999)
Reynolds Price will soon be 66, but thinks of himself always as a 17-year-old boy.

Depression (NPR's 'All Things Considered,' 2000)
Reynolds Price says as a university professor, he has become deeply aware of how constant the demon of depression stands in the shadows of his students' rooms.

News Obituaries:

Duke English Department Reynolds Price Memorial

Reynolds Price, a Literary Voice of the South, Dies at 77 (The New York Times)

Reynolds Price, author and Duke professor, dies (The Washington Post, AP)

N.C. literary voice Reynolds Price dies (News & Observer)

Novelist, Professor Reynolds Price Dies (NPR)

Remembering Reynolds Price (WUNC News)

Celebrated writer, professor Reynolds Price dies at 77 (Herald-Sun)

Reynolds Price, Feb. 1, 1933-Jan. 209, 2011 (The Chronicle)

Students, Friends Remember Reynolds Price (WRAL)


A List of Reynolds Price's Books (from publisher Simon and Schuster)


Reynolds Price said his two main rewards as a professor were reading and teaching great writing by other people, and getting to know his students, who included writers Anne Tyler and Josephine Humphreys.

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