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A Question about Russo

I rarely wonder about a writer’s politics but I’m curious about Richard Russo’s. Does anybody know?

The novel I just read by him represents a brilliant, convincing, talented and overwhelming argument against tenure. Tenure is what destroys his characters professionally and personally. So I wonder.


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2 thoughts on “A Question about Russo

  1. Jonathan Mayhew on said:

    He’s an NPR liberal, the kind they interview to try to get insights into Trumpism, because he writes about small town white America.


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