Review: Elaine Blair on Lucia Berlin

Lucia Berlin, Albuquerque, 1956. Photo by Paul Suttman © 2018 Literary Estate of Lucia Berlin LP

Lucia Berlin married at age nineteen, in 1956, and quickly had a baby to keep her husband, Paul Suttman, a sculptor, from being drafted. Suttman had exacting tastes in home décor, Berlin writes in her memoir, Welcome Home. They ate off a modern teak table and…

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