Stewart O’Nan, Last Night at the Lobster: 9/10/09

Last Night at the LobsterI’ve lost my notes from this discussion, so all I can say is that this small poem of a book really touched me, although it was not a favorite of the group as a whole.  During our discussion, we were inspired to share stories of our experiences as waiters and workers in the restaurant business.  In this reader’s opinion, Last Night at the Lobster is a beautifully detailed moment in time about a man who finds it much easier to act with integrity and honor at work than he does in his personal life.   -KT

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