Alice McDermott's Someone

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Alice McDermott talks about her latest novel, Someone . It’s about an ordinary life—its pains and joys, its clarity and confusion—lived by an ordinary woman from Brooklyn, and her recollections of childhood, adolescence, motherhood, and old age.



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Amy from Manhattan

There's a button that says, "There are no normal people, only people you don't know very well yet." This conversation about Ms. McDermott's book makes me think there should also be one saying, "There are no ordinary people, only people you don't know very well yet."

Oct. 17 2013 01:19 PM

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