Reader recommendation: Last Night in Twisted River Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Donald Sweetnam, Los Angeles January 15, 2013 About video ads View Caption of I thoroughly enjoyed John Irving’s Last Night in Twisted River. Irving patiently unspools a story, revealing a plot that keeps you engaged and leaves you feeling a little more knowledgeable about the inner lives of other people. Can you guess which literary work goes with each final line? Take our quiz!