Studs Terkel – 2 Book Excerpts for his 100th Birthday!

Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of journalist Studs Terkel

Renowned for his oral history work, Terkel won a Pulitzer prize for non-fiction in 1985.

Here are excerpts from two of his best known books:

Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do.

Paperback: The New Press, 1997

Originally published 1974.

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Hard Times: An Oral History of the Great Depression.

Paperback: The New Press, 2000.

Originally published 1970.

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com

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