A series of Links on Riddley Walker and Russell Hoban. Please let us know if any of them are dead.

Russell Hoban website

Riddley Walker

[Lots of links there, too]

Yellow Paper Forum

Riddley Walker Concordance

Compiled by Peter Christian

Blacklisted FM

Podcast hosted by John Mitchinson and Andy Miller and featuring Max Porter and Una McCormack

The Guardian:

Riddley Walker Book Club

Week one: reconstructed language

Week two: catastrophe

Week three: Russell Hoban on how being friends with his head powered the writing of Riddley Walker

Week four: readers’ responses

 

Andrew Brown:

Beyond the lolcats

Religion without words

 

John Clute: Obituary

 

Russell Hoban: Writers’ rooms: Russell Hoban

 

David Mitchell: The book of revelations

 

Will Self: My hero: Russell Hoban

 

Nicholas Wroe: Secrets of the yellow pages

 

The Head of Orpheus: A Russell Hoban Reference Page:

Riddley Walker (1980)

 

The Independent:

Mike Jackson: Riddley Walker by Russell Hoban, book of a lifetime: Mind-blowing audacity

 

The New York Times:

Rowan Williams:A Lesson for (and From) a Dystopian World

 

Medium;

Sonia Overall: R is for Riddley Walker

 

Tor.com

Matthew Keeley: A Walk Around Inland: Russell Hoban’s Riddley Walker

 

YouTube:

Russell Hoban at the San Diego State University, October 17, 1990, Part 1

Russell Hoban at the San Diego State University, October 17, 1990, Part 2

Russell Hoban at the San Diego State University, October 18, 1990, Part 3

Russell Hoban at the San Diego State University, October 18, 1990, Part 4

 

Map Marathon 2010 – Russell Hoban in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist