Strout, Elizabeth

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Olive, Again

Strout, who won the Pulitzer for Olive Kitteridge (2008), wrote that Olive forced her way back into Strout’s consciousness long after the author thought she was done with her. Olive demanded Strout write these new stories. Of course Olive did that. It’s so…Olive. Thank goodness Olive prevailed. Exquisite. [See Prepub Alert, 4/8/19.]
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Anything Is Possible

With her latest work, Pulitzer Prize winner Strout (for Olive Kitteridge) crafts a deep and complex inside view of the hearts and minds of individuals who make up a community. [See Prepub Alert, 11/21/16.]
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My Name Is Lucy Barton

With Strout's exalted reputation, library patrons will be queuing impatiently to get to know Lucy Barton. Watch for Lucy on upcoming literary prize short lists and best-of compilations. ["In a book worthy of her Pulitzer Prize-winning Olive Kitteridge, Strout again writes empathically as she explores core issues of class and the parent-child relationship": LJ Xpress Reviews 12/18/15 starred review of the Random hc.]
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My Name Is Lucy Barton

Throughout, readers are constantly alerted to the numerous human divides that define our society. Highly recommended.
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The Burgess Boys

Pulitzer Prize-winner Strout (Olive Kitteridge) takes the reader on a surprising journey of combative filial love and the healing powers of the truth. [See Prepub Alert, 11/12/12.]

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