by Tillie Olsen
November 7, 2006 The title novella in Tillie Olsen's Tell Me a Riddle, says Scott Turow, "achieves the shocking brevity and power of the best poems." Turow, the author of Presumed Innocent and other novels, talks about why Olsen's story about an aged couple has become one of his favorite texts.
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December 16, 2005 At a time of year defined by buying and exchanging presents, favorites both old and new demand attention. Among the recommendations from book critic Maureen Corrigan: the novels The Ice Harvest by Scott Phillips and The History of Love by Nicole Krauss.
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