»A LESSER DAY is a miraculous memoir intricately woven out of small wonders.
 Scrima’s is a world in which nothing is unobserved, nothing unnoticed; everything is fraught with meaning,
 however difficult it may be to discern. Few of us have any but the dimmest understanding of the lives we lead,
 moment to moment. The bravery and beauty of A LESSER DAY is in the effort to understand, to make clear,
 to illuminate even the tiniest gesture. On the surface an elegy for a father’s death, it ultimately becomes
 a monument to the human struggle to survive, to remember, to understand, and to love.«