The Chronicles of Now Ben Fountain: Rules of Special Measures

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What if instead of dropping off our stereos, cocktail sets and coffee tables, all those sleek white vans that sneak through our streets took our possessions away? You might call them “Recovery Operations,” imagines Ben Fountain, the award-winning author of Billy Flynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and most recently, Beautiful Country Burn Again. In a time of national crisis, isn’t giving up your 800-thread-count sheets in the name of shared sacrifice the least you can do?

Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini. Hosted by Ashley C. Ford.

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Ashley C. Ford

Ashley C. Ford is a writer, host, and educator who lives in Brooklyn. She is writing a memoir entitled Somebody’s Daughter, which will be published by Flatiron Books under the…