Real Life

For many readers, ‘Real Life’ will offer relief and validation at finally having their own experiences and truths recognized and reflected in a novel.

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Review of ‘Real Life’

Dispensing with Midwestern niceties and Southern platitudes, Brandon Taylor announces his arrival to readers with Real Life, a devastating wallop of a debut novel.

Impressive in its economy, the novel spans the course of a single weekend in the life of Wallace, a black graduate student who has moved from Alabama to a Midwestern university…

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