Today will be different

Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple gets the laugh riot prize. Fans of Where’d You Go Bernadette will thrill to this close look at one day in the life of Eleanor Flood. The novel is propelled forward at top speed by the author’s sense of humor and her ability to mine the every day for humor. Many readers will sympathize with Eleanor’s vow; the beguiling charm of the novel is how and what she achieves on a day full of surprises.