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Thursday, August 15 2013

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.


Wednesday, September 24 2008

Continuity means a lot to award-winning author Richard Russo


Monday, January 21 2008

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Brooks’ use of this damaged child is unrealistic, ultimately, and adds nothing to the text, unless you needed a reminder that war is bad for children and other living things.


Thursday, November 8 2007

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.


Thursday, April 19 2007

Ornette finally gets props


Sunday, January 1 1995

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.


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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