Our Souls at Night

our souls at night“Our Souls at Night” by Kent Haruf.

Addie Moore and Louis Waters are seventy years old, widowed, and very alone. They have lived in Holt, a small town in Colorado, where everyone knows everyone’s business, for most of their married lives. One day Addie asks Louis if he could keep her company through the night. After a while the town takes notice. Soon Addie and Louis are exchanging confidences, joys, and regrets. Together they embrace life and fall in love for perhaps the last time. Haruf’s final novel tells a deep affecting story in beautifully written prose.