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Reading Recommendations From Elizabeth Strout

Last night we had the pleasure of hosting a wonderful conversation with Elizabeth Strout and Amanda Eyre Ward about the writing life, Strout’s latest novel  98 more words

Review: Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

This is the most confusing book review I’ve ever written.

Let me start by saying that I take the Goodreads rating system literally. 1,026 more words


Spotlight + GIVEAWAY: The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

Thanks to Simon & Schuster UK, I’ve got a copy of Elizabeth Strout’s The Burgess Boys, due out in paperback in the US on April 8th, to give away to one lucky winner. 264 more words

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Amber Nicole Brooks reblogged this on Bookbilly and commented:

Wow, I was floored by the intense interiority in Olive Kitteridge. I'm looking forward to The Burgess Boys.

Thoughts on Christian Anton Gerard's: "Wilmot Here, Collect For Stella"

With full disclosure before I continue forward with this review, Christian Anton Gerard is a friend of mine. We went through our MFA program together, and he is one of the best people I know, and has developed into one of the best poets I know. 1,837 more words

Mapping Olive Kitteridge

One of the best features of our Author Spotlight series is when our featured authors map a novel that has inspired them. The authors’ choices say a lot about their own writing. 226 more words

Book Club Corner: March Recommendations

Welcome to our Book Club Corner, where each month we highlight books new to paperback we think would make perfect picks for your next book club discussion. 963 more words

Book Review: Olive Kitteridge

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout, Random House, 2008, 286 pp.

Olive Kitteridge is not a novel in the traditional sense, nor is it simply a collection of short stories. 486 more words

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