Amor Towles takes a trip down a lesser-known road in The Lincoln Highway

By Mark Thomas
November 5 2021 - 1:00pm
Amor Towles, off on a road trip. Picture: Bill Hayes
  • The Lincoln Highway, by Amor Towles. Hutchinson, $32.99.

Is it as good as Bushells? That unfortunate but unavoidable question must plague every writer who has published a bestseller. The most telling response to the waspish query remains Joseph Heller's. Asked why he had not written anything else as good as Catch 22 since, Heller replied, "nobody else has either".

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