Lorrie Moore will be our next Nobel Laureate. When I finished reading "Anagrams" (on my Kindle) I immediately reread it. Read morePublished 2 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 3 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 11 months ago by Claudine Carroll
Lorrie Moore's strange little book about a trio of strangely unsympathetic midwest middle-aged vagabonds. Read morePublished 14 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
Lorrie Moore has stuffed hundreds of one-liners, puns and hilarious moments like pebbles into the narrow gizzard of a few half-stories and a novella, hoping to make this somber... Read morePublished on November 1, 2010 by Viv Barker
This novel tells the story of Benna Carpenter. The book contains beautiful plays on words - - perhaps that is where the title stems from. Read morePublished on May 29, 2009 by Bonnie Brody