Books by Tony Parker

STUDS TERKEL by Tony Parker
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 1996

"Unfortunately, unlike his subject, Parker has not learned how to induce on-guard interviewees to open up in surprising, revealing, fresh ways. (Radio satellite tour)"
British oral interviewer Parker (The Violence of Our Lives, 1995. etc.) pays tribute to the master of his craft: 84-year-old Louis ``Studs'' Terkel. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: July 11, 1995

"What the reader takes away is not a comprehension of killing, but rather an understanding of redemption and the ability to either conjure up hope or live without it. (Author tour)"
What do murderers want to talk about? Read full book review >
MAY THE LORD IN HIS MERCY BE KIND TO BELFAST by Tony Parker
NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 1994

"But it is also a sobering reminder of just how perilous and difficult the peace process will be."
From oral historian Parker (Bird, Kansas, 1989, etc.), riveting interviews that speak to the heart of the ``Troubles'' in Belfast, where even to be neither Protestant nor Catholic is not sufficient: ``what matters is where did you begin?'' Parker learned that everything in Belfast, from your choice of camera shop to which hotel you stay in, is affected by religious affiliation. Read full book review >