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Stephanie Spiro

Bridge to Brooklyn, and Blues Song

In his second novel, an urban noir, Andrew Cotto depicts a rundown Brooklyn neighborhood about to undergo a massive urban gentrification. Cotto’s portrait is beautifully tarnished and transient, stuck in the flux of a renewal that will do more to displace and alienate its inhabitants than to improve their lives.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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