An ambitious, outrageous and often brutally honest novel.
Set in Chicago in the fifties, rich with characters and magnificently detailed, LETTING GO chronicles an era when men and women were still constrained by the dictates of custom, community and family.
“There's no doubting how good a writer Roth is”
“A rare pleasure to read”
“One of the country's finest, most forcefully intelligent and serious contemporary writers”
The New York Times