1938: Orson Welles's Halloween Eve radio broadcast describing in realistic fashion a Martian invasion of the Earth, based upon H. G. Wells's novel The War of the Worlds, terrifies many radio listeners throughout the United States. Listen to The War of the Worlds
Francisco X. Stork - Author
Francisco X. Stork is the author of Marcelo in the Real World, Behind the Eyes and The Way of the Jaguar, which Publishers Weekly praised as "a splendidly intense debut."
Stork attended Spring Hill College, where he majored in English Literature and Philosophy. He received a Danforth Fellowship and attended graduate school at Harvard University where he studied Latin American Literature. After four years at Harvard, he attended Columbia Law School, having decided he would make his living as a lawyer without abandoning his plan to write fiction.
Francisco X. Stork lives near Boston, Massachusetts and is a practicing attorney.
Featured Books, with extracts, by Francisco X. Stork
The Last Summer of the Death Warriors Francisco X. Stork
June 2010 Debut of the Month.
Totally unsentimental this is nonetheless an exceptionally moving story that is full of insight and written with a rare tenderness. Two boys in desperate situations come together... Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2010