Day: August 18, 2018

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Trajectory by Richard Russo: Staying In The Canon After #MeToo

Trajectory is Russo’s most classily-named collection of short stories (his previous collection was Whore’s Child). With this work, Richard attempts to distance himself from the famed Newsweek article and his homey roots. “Compare me to (John) Irving?” Russo sneers, “how about some Nadine Gordimer?” We’re going to discuss whether or not Richard succeeds.

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