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Richard Russo

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Richard Russo is the author of nine novels, two collections of stories, a collection of essays, and the memoir Elsewhere. In 2002 he received the Pulitzer Prize for Empire Falls, which like Nobody's Fool was adapted to film, in a multiple-award-winning HBO miniseries; in 2016 he was given the Indie Champion Award by the American Booksellers Association; and in 2017 he received France's Grand Prix de Littérature Américaine. He lives in Portland, Maine, where his daughter Emily runs Print, a terrific indie bookstore. Booklist calls Chances Are…, Russo’s most recent novel, “a bewitching tale of male friendship with thriller elements . . . This is vintage Russo with a cunning twist.” Read the New York Times review here.