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Subject: Lorrie Moore - A Gate at the Stairs
Date Posted: 2/18/2012 11:40 AM ET
Member Since: 10/10/2006
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Anyone out there that hasn't read this book - or isn't acquainted with Lorrie Moore - I just posted it into the system.  I hesitated for several days, not willing to part with such a wonderful book - but I just have too many books.   Her prose and writing style are so sumptuous she should be declared a national treasure.  This was a New York Times BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR - and with good reason.  

Grab it now - you won't be sorry!!




Date Posted: 2/18/2012 3:47 PM ET
Member Since: 5/16/2010
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Here is what two people wrote about that book on a local forum

.....just finished "Gate at the Stairs" by Lorrie Moore....dreary. Good book, I guess, but it left me unsettled.


I just finished reading"A Gate at the Stairs" by Lorrie Moore it's a metaphoric morass that I found to be , in equal parts , insightful , funny and what the heck is she talking about.

the second one is me.