Live a Little

Live a Little’s message—that life isn’t truly over until it ends—is a refreshingly optimistic one for readers of any age.

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Review of ‘Live a Little’

Even if they don’t live in a nursing home, the fate of most people past age 90 is to become nearly invisible. That’s what makes Man Booker Prize-winner Howard Jacobson’s decision to cast two Londoners in their 10th decades as the principal characters in his sly new novel, Live a Little, such a bold one.

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Funny 2019 fiction: Darkly hilarious but utterly real
In 2019, we’ve enjoyed a number of good comic tales—but they’re dark, a little wicked, and even when they’re a little fantastical, they’re deeply, utterly real. Here are five of our favorites.

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