Tag Archives: Knopf

Chances Are… by Richard Russo

In this heartwarming novel, Richard Russo paints a vivid, true to life, portrait of the chances we take (or don’t take) in life and consequences of our choices. The story’s protagonists Lincoln, Teddy, and Mickey had all been scholarship students at a small liberal arts college in Connecticut in the late 1960s. In a campus […]

Say Say Say by Lila Savage

Lila Savage’s unflinchingly visceral debut novel Say Say Say revolves around Ella, a young woman on the cusp of 30. Ella is an aspiring artist who had dropped out of graduate school a few years back to make a living. While searching for a job, Ella had stumbled upon the career of care-giving. And the […]

The Long Take by Robin Robertson

This year, for the first time in the Man Booker award history, a book of verse made it to the shortlist. Now I only read VERY little poetry – I can’t even remember the last time I read a poem – because it is usually a struggle for me. More often than not, I end […]