Author: Richard Russo
Date Completed: 10-16
Richard Russo is a superb storyteller.
His newest novel,
The novel is the story of boyhood friends; one who stays and one who goes. The friends, Lou C. Lynch – who has the unfortunate nickname, Lucy – and Bobby Marconi – now Noonan – are both 60, as is Lou’s wife, Sarah.
Lou and Sarah have lived all their lives in
For me, this was a novel to linger over.
Julie Powell’s account of how she cooked her way through Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking in a year is entertaining enough, but ultimately disappointing. All food analogies will be strenuously avoided.