Lorrie Moore writes amazingly beautiful short stories!
It's definitely one of those great stories that you experience in your own life, and then go back and read again, and appreciate it all the better.
I found some of it hard to follow and found myself re-reading pages, but that could have been me, not just the writer.
A friend introduced me to Lorrie Moore, I am so glad! Her writing is so vibrant and quirky and poetic yet "Like Life". Read morePublished 20 days ago by rebecca cohen
I like a lot of her other stuff much better! I was a little disappointed with this book.Published 1 month ago by Sweety2100
good book of short stories. I will write a longer review for goodreads.Published 1 month ago by Paul E. Pekin
You know when a dance studio puts on its yearly showcase and you can (if it’s not a particularly serious dance studio that cares whether toes are pointed or legs are fully extended... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Victoria G.
I started out liking lorrie moore but the more and more i read the less i saw it ever going anywhere, and it was all depressing, and i just stopped really enjoying it at all. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Ramzi Shalabi
This was the first book that i ever read by Lorrie Moore and it is by far my favorite. Every story was astounding in its lack of sensationalism. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Marina Rubin
Ms. Moore reminds us that $#¡+ happens- then deals with it in the most dryly sarcastic manner ever. Love her.Published 8 months ago by Thomas A. Ford
I enjoy anything by Lorrie Moore. My favorite is still "A Gate at the Stairs," but this collection of earlier
stories, though not as mature as the novel, is worth reading.
In the very first story of Lorrie Moore's collection "Like life", the narrator, a woman who has two simultaneous love affairs - one with a married guy who she seems to like more... Read morePublished on July 11, 2010 by A. T. A. Oliveira