The Measures Between Us Bad weather as a manifestation of emotional turmoil is an old literary trick. But in his debut novel, The Measures Between Us , New York… The Measures Between Us Bad weather as a manifestation of emotional turmoil is an old literary trick. But in his debut novel, The Measures Between Us , New York… 2013-07-09 Fiction Bloomsbury
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The Measures Between Us (2013)

The Measures Between Us by Ethan Hauser
The Measures Between Us by Ethan Hauser
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jul 09, 2013; Writer: Ethan Hauser; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Bloomsbury

Bad weather as a manifestation of emotional turmoil is an old literary trick. But in his debut novel, The Measures Between Us, New York Times editor Hauser relies on beautiful prose and sensitive characterization instead of easy gimmicks. Although a Sandy-like storm threatens the East Coast, the conflicts among an ensemble of Boston-area suburbanites — a young woman newly released from a psychiatric hospital, a therapist who's cheating on his beloved wife, and a single father raising an autistic son — prove more dramatic than any meteorological havoc. A-

Originally posted Jun 26, 2013 Published in issue #1266-1267 Jul 05, 2013 Order article reprints