I thought the story and the idea was fascinating. I was initally confused, but once I 'caught on' , I thought it was well done! Read morePublished 15 days ago by Pm Ford
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This is a devastating book more than it is hilarious. Don't let that quote from the New York Times on the cover fool you. Read more
Lorrie Moore will be our next Nobel Laureate. When I finished reading "Anagrams" (on my Kindle) I immediately reread it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Curt Swarm
I enjoyed this book of short stories. The writer is swift, clever and intelligent. I would recommend this book to anyone.Published 7 months ago by Anthony W. Dopke
Just a bad book.
Spoiler alert: Awful main character who apparently imagines a child after an abortion or some such and then proceeds to hate on students at a junior... Read more
funny, as Moore often is but the way the story unfolds leaves doubts about the character--which is the real one. You end up not quite sure you know them. Not Moore's best.Published 15 months ago by Claudine Carroll
Lorrie Moore's strange little book about a trio of strangely unsympathetic midwest middle-aged vagabonds. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Surferofromantica
Gerard and Benna. Benna loves Gerard. No, Benna and Gerard are friends. No, Benna and Gerard are neighbors.
Thus, this novel. Read more
"Anagrams" tells the story of Benna and Gerard. Sometimes friends, sometimes lovers, their relationship is profound and difficult to pin down. Read morePublished on October 11, 2011 by Litocracy