Richard Powers

The novelist Richard Powers was born in 1957 in Illinois and grew up in Chicago and Bangkok. Among his numerous books, The Echo Maker, published in 2006, won the National Book Award for Fiction.

Articles by this author

Above (Issue I/2019)

“The World Does Not Want the Same Things as Us”

In his novel "The Overstory," shortlisted for the Booker Prize, Richard Powers interweaves his characters like roots on a forest floor - and joins them to fight for the rights of trees.