Articles tagged empire falls

Richard Russo’s ‘Everybody’s Fool’ Reminds Us That Fortune Comes in Gradations

Only in Russo’s world could we hang as tightly as we do on a belief that misguided fortunes might correct themselves and turn life’s cruelties around.

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All of Us Are Crazy, Just Some More than Others: ‘Elsewhere’

Richard Russo has written a devastating memoir that is emphatically not in the tradition of Eat Pray Love.

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Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo

Russo gets stuck in his characters' collective past in Bridge of Sighs, leaving us with a present that is barely there.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Richard Russo has been quietly building his reputation as one of America's better novelists, not by writing the ever-elusive 'Great American Novel' but by writing novels about life in small towns filled with characters who have real concerns and real struggles, and who are so deftly drawn that we forget we are reading a book at all.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Richard Russo has been quietly building his reputation as one of America's better novelists, not by writing the ever-elusive 'Great American Novel' but by writing novels about life in small towns filled with characters who have real concerns and real struggles, and who are so deftly drawn that we forget we are reading a book at all.

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'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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