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Last Night at the Lobster (O'Nan)

I really have to read more of his work. The one, my second, was just outstanding. A Red Lobster in Connecticut is closing, and Manny must manage the last day. 103 more words


CityBeat Book Review - West of Sunset

West of Sunset

Stewart O’Nan (Viking)

By John J. Kelly · February 19th, 2015

In 1937, with America still clawing out of the Great Depression, F. 268 more words

Book Review

BOOK REVIEW: Songs for the Missing by Stewart O'Nan

Kim Larsen has recently graduated from high school and is preparing to leave for college soon. She’s making the most of the final weeks in her small Ohio hometown, working shifts at the local Conoco to save up for school and spending most of her free time with her closest friends. 549 more words

Book Review

James Ponsoldt Setting On F. Scott Fitzgerald Tale 'West Of Sunset' With SKE

EXCLUSIVE: The Spectacular Now helmer James Ponsoldt is negotiating to adapt and direct West Of Sunset, an adaptation of the Stewart O’Nan novel for Sidney Kimmel Entertainment. 274 more words


This Side of Purgatory: West of Sunset

Review: West of Sunset, by Stewart O’Nan
Penguin, 2015. 289 pp. $28.
I’ve never been able to read about addictions. I have thin tolerance for masochism, an issue that cuts to the bone with me, without having to find it in the bottle, the racetrack, or various crystalline powders. 656 more words

Reviews And Columns

West of Sunset

West of Sunset 

Stewart O’Nan


We are Here:   Done!

Spoilers?     Not unless you consider fictionalized history spoiler-able.


O’Nan chose to zero in on the final years of Fitzgerald’s life, spent partly working on screenplays in Hollywood and if the book has it correctly, partly drinking himself into an early grave with some whistle-stops stations Family Man, Adulterer, and Reconciling with My Mistress. 981 more words


Upcoming Readings

Really excited to be reading at the Pitt-Greensburg Writers Festival with Stewart O’Nan on Thursday and at the East End Book Exchange with Dave Newman, Lori Jakiela, and Bob Pajich on Saturday. 106 more words