Ann Hood http://ripr.org en Lorne Adrain Exits Providence Mayoral Campaign http://ripr.org/post/lorne-adrain-exits-providence-mayoral-campaign <p>Lorne Adrain is leaving the Providence mayoral election in hopes that his departure gives a candidate other than former mayor Buddy Cianci a clearer path to victory.</p><p>In a statement, Adrain did not mention Cianci, but announced why he is ending his independent candidacy.</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:33:11 +0000 Scott MacKay 36693 at http://ripr.org Lorne Adrain Exits Providence Mayoral Campaign Cianci Runs: Heeee's Back http://ripr.org/post/cianci-runs-heeees-back <p>Heeeee’s back: Vincent A. `Buddy’ Cianci Jr., made official this afternoon what he has been talking about &nbsp;for months, &nbsp;that he will try for a Lazarus-like, unprecedented third comeback as Providence mayor, this time as an independent.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 21:19:41 +0000 Scott MacKay 35796 at http://ripr.org Scott MacKay's favorite books of 2013 http://ripr.org/post/scott-mackays-favorite-books-2013 <p>In keeping with what has become an annual tradition, here are our 10 favorite books of 2013. In no particular &nbsp;order, of course.</p><p>Good Prose by Tracy Kidder and Richard Todd: A wonderful book for the writer on your Christmas list. This inspiring and instructive work is about the partnership of a great narrative writer (Kidder) and his editor (Todd).</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:58:46 +0000 Scott MacKay 26554 at http://ripr.org Artscape: Novel Tells of Grief and Love in Two Eras http://ripr.org/post/artscape-novel-tells-grief-and-love-two-eras <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In this month’s&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Artscape</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Rhode Island Public Radio’s Scott&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">MacKay</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;sits down with author and Rhode Islander Ann Hood to talk about her latest novel, The Obituary Writer. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 11:53:03 +0000 Scott MacKay 12694 at http://ripr.org Artscape: Novel Tells of Grief and Love in Two Eras