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Book Review: Elizabeth Strout’s ‘My Name is Lucy Barton’

Courtesy Penguin Random House

Have you ever loved a book so much that its characters felt like friends? Our book reviewer Scott Southard says that’s exactly the feeling you’ll get from Elizabeth Strout’s new novel “My Name is Lucy Barton.”

WKAR contributor Scott D. Southard gives his take on Elizabeth Strout’s new novel “My Name is Lucy Barton.”

Current State contributor Scott D. Southard is author of A Jane Austen Daydream, Maximilian Standforth and the Case of the Dangerous Dare, My Problem With Doors, and Megan. Scott received his Master's degree in writing from the University of Southern California. More of his writing can be found at his blog, The Musings and Artful Blunders of Scott D. Southard.
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