Birds of America Author:Lorrie Moore A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist — A New York TimesEditors' Choice — A Pulishers Weekly Best Book of the Year — Birds of America is a stunning collection of twelve stories by Lorrie Moore, one of our finest authors at work today. With her characteristic wit and piercing intelligence she... more » unfolds a series of portraits of the lost and unsettled of America, and with a trademark humor that fuels each story with pathos and understanding.« less
I enjoyed this book immensely. Moore writes stories on a small scale, everyday occurances that seem simple but can break your heart at the same time. Her prose is plain, straightforward, yet beautiful.