Michael Russo

12 Articles

Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates

Pale

This is a promising beginning for a writer who, whether he realizes it or not, continues a rich and lyrical narrative tradition. A beautiful first novel.

Red Dress in Black and White

An attention-grabbing, cleverly plotted, character-driven yarn. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]
PREMIUM

Real Life

...
PREMIUM

Sharks in the Time of Saviors

A more than noteworthy first foray into contemporary fiction by Hawaiian native Washburn. [See Prepub Alert, 9/9/19.]

PREMIUM

Fly Already

Originally written in Hebrew, the pieces in this fine collection lose nothing in translation; the wit and humanity of each tale survive intact. Ideal reading for short bursts of time or short attention spans. [See Prepub Alert, 3/4/19.]

PREMIUM

The World Doesn’t Require You

In a narrative playing fast and loose with grammatical convention, Scott offers a strongly developed sense of place that, fantastical though it may be, is evocative of Anderson and Faulkner. [See Prepub Alert, 2/4/19.]
PREMIUM

I Heart Oklahoma!

The prose soars in places, but this will definitely try the patience of anyone grounded in traditional prose constructions
PREMIUM

Song for the Unraveling of the World

Readers of literary horror will not want to miss this one.

PREMIUM

The History of Living Forever

A noteworthy first novel. [See Prepub Alert, 12/3/18.]

Get connected. Join our global community of more than 200,000 librarians and educators.

Get access to 8000+ annual reviews of books, ebooks, and more

As low as $13.50/month