Book Review: ‘They May Not Mean To, But They Do’ by Cathleen Schine

Cathleen Schine’s They May Not Mean To, But They Do is a novel about reasonably pleasant people to whom nothing much happens except time, in all its ordinariness and brutality. That starts off as a weakness but, by the book’s end, turns into its core strength. Given the Philip Larkin epigram that also lends the(…)