Articles tagged richard russo, pulitzer

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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CAMDEN, Maine - Earlier this year, Richard Russo bought an apartment in Boston. Flying to book events and to visit a daughter in London have

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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.

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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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Ray Bradbury In April, Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, The Illustrated Man, Dandelion Wine and Something Wicked This Way Comes, finally won a Pulitzer Prize.

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19 Apr 2007 // 4:58 AM

It’s great that Ornette Coleman was honored by the Pulitzer board but looking back at his history and their history reveals some unpleasant truths

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9 Sep 2003 // 12:00 AM

Nobody’s Fool (1994)

Paul Newman plays Donald 'Sully' Sullivan, a shiftless 60-year-old forever dodging his responsibilities.

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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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Emerging from My Hiatus from Big Budget Games

// Moving Pixels

"I'd gotten burned out on scope and maybe on spectacle in video games, but I think it's time to return to bigger worlds to conquer.

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