.Russo, Richard

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Chances Are…

Pulitzer Prize winner Russo returns with a bittersweet tale of longtime friendship and lost love that has a surprising--and surprisingly satisfying--ending. [See Prepub Alert, 4/8/19.]
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The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life

Readers seeking a deeply insightful record of the creative process and the life guiding it, will find resonance here. [See Prepub Alert, 11/12/17.]
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The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life

Russo has won big sales and big awards for his fiction, short stories, and memoirs, but he hasn't turned out an essay collection until now...
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Trajectory

A bit uneven but with many high points, this collection is not as engaging as the author's world-class long fiction, but still, be aware, this is Richard Russo. [See Prepub Alert, 11/27/16.]
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Everybody's Fool

Known for his keen sense of place, the blue-collar mill towns of the Northeast, Russo avoids caricature with writing that reflects his deep affection for the quotidian and for the best and worst that's found in every human heart. [See Prepub Alert, 2/21/16.]
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Elsewhere

Recommended for listeners interested in Russo's life and his upstate New York roots, as well as anyone with a mentally ill loved one.
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Elsewhere: A Memoir

Without sentimentality, Russo succeeds in writing a poignant and humorous account of coping with his beautiful, charming, yet destructive mother. Recommended for readers interested in Russo's life and his upstate New York roots, as well as anyone with a mentally ill loved one.

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