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A conversation between Richard Russo and Andre Dubus III

The novelists Richard Russo and Andre Dubus III might have first met each other at the Newburyport Book Festival in 2006, but they might not have — they hit it off so well that neither of them can quite remember. They've been friends ever since.
Blue-collar poetry
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  October 14, 2011
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Lacking magic

There's a lot to be said for literary realism, which tackles head-on the quotidian realities that postmodernism and surrealism often cloak in gimmicks or avoid altogether. Maine author (and Portland Phoenix reader fave) Richard Russo is nothing if no
Richard Russo's latest slice of life is too thin
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 31, 2009