Tag Archives: Lisa Moore


“Luminous . . . Moore offers us, elegantly, exultantly, the very consciousness of her characters. In this way, she does more than make us feel for them. She makes us feel what they feel, which is, I think, the point of literature and maybe even the point of being human.”…


“Quintessential Moore: precise, compressed, intimately rhythmic, mesmerizingly smart.” —Leah Hager Cohen, The Globe and Mail


“The book’s brutal humor may, at its best, put you in mind of Flannery O’Connor … Moore’s spare, economical writing is full of offhand beauty….