Conversations with Authors - Elizabeth Strout (Virtual Event)

Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 4:00pm

 

Sunday, November 8th • 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET

Elizabeth Strout

in conversation with Cathleen Schine


Conversations with Authors is our free virtual event series! Join us throughout the week at 4:00pm PT/7:00pm ET for a new chat with a different author.

 

Elizabeth Strout's latest novel, Olive Again, continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, a character who has captured the imaginations of millions.

Elizabeth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Olive, Again, an Oprah’s Book Club pick; Anything Is Possible, winner of the Story Prize; My Name is Lucy Barton, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize; The Burgess Boys, named one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post and NPR; Abide with Me, a national bestseller; and Amy and Isabelle, winner of the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize. She has also been a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, the International Dublin Literary Award, and the Orange Prize. Her short stories have been published in a number of magazines, including The New Yorker and O: The Oprah Magazine. Elizabeth lives in New York City.

Cathleen Schine's most recent work is the best-selling novel The Grammarians. She is also the author of The Love Letter, Rameau’s Niece, Alice in Bed, To the Birdhouse, The Evolution of Jane, She Is Me, The New Yorkers, The Three Weissmanns of Westport, Fin & Lady, and They May Not Mean To, But They Do. In addition to her novels, she has written articles for The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, The New York Times Sunday Magazine, and The New York Times Book Review, among other publications. Her essays have been included in Best American Essays 2005, Fierce Pajamas, an Anthology of New Yorker Humor, and The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs. She grew up in Westport, Ct. and lives in Venice, California.

 

Below, please find links to purchase their books.

 

 

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Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996548
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Published: Random House - October 15th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, a character who has captured the imaginations of millions.


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Olive, Again: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780812986471
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - November 3rd, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout continues the life of her beloved Olive Kitteridge, a character who has captured the imaginations of millions.


Olive Kitteridge: Fiction Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812971835
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - September 30th, 2008

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE • The beloved first novel featuring Olive Kitteridge, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Oprah’s Book Club pick Olive, Again
 
“Fiction lovers, remember this name: Olive Kitteridge. . . . You’ll never forget her.”—USA Today


Anything Is Possible: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812989410
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 27th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss in this new work of fiction by #1 bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout.


My Name Is Lucy Barton: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812979527
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 11th, 2016

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter in this extraordinary novel by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olive Kitteridge and The Burgess Boys.


The Burgess Boys: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780812979510
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - April 8th, 2014

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Includes Elizabeth Strout’s never-before-published essay about the origins of The Burgess Boys

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • NPR • Good Housekeeping


Abide with Me: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780812971828
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - March 13th, 2007

NATIONAL BESTSELLER • From the Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge comes a “superb” (O: The Oprah Magazine) novel that “confirms Strout as the possessor of an irresistibly companionable, peculiarly American voice.” (The Atlantic Monthly)
 


Amy and Isabelle: A novel (Vintage Contemporaries) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780375705199
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Published: Vintage - February 1st, 2000

Before there was Olive Kitteridge, there was Amy and Isabelle

“A novel of shining integrity and humor, about the bravery and hard choices of what is called ordinary life.”—Alice Munro


The Grammarians: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374280116
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Published: Sarah Crichton Books - September 3rd, 2019

An enchanting, comic love letter to sibling rivalry and the English language.

From the author compared to Nora Ephron and Nancy Mitford, not to mention Jane Austen, comes a new novel celebrating the beauty, mischief, and occasional treachery of language.


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The Grammarians: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250758231
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Published: Picador - November 10th, 2020

An enchanting, comic love letter to sibling rivalry and the English language.

From the author compared to Nora Ephron and Nancy Mitford, not to mention Jane Austen, comes a new novel celebrating the beauty, mischief, and occasional treachery of language.


The Love Letter: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312426989
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Published: Picador - April 17th, 2007

Cathleen Schine's The Lover Letter is “...a sophisticated and witty valentine of a novel.” —People


Rameau's Niece Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780547521886
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Published: Mariner Books - April 14th, 2011

In this delightful novel from an author who "has been favored in so many ways by the muse of comedy,"* we meet Margaret Nathan, the brilliant but forgetful author of an unlikely bestseller. Happily married to a benevolently egotistical, slightly dull but sexy professor, Margaret seems blessed—until she finds herself seduced by an eighteenthcentury novel she discovers in the library.


Alice in Bed: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250002402
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Published: Picador - January 3rd, 2012

Stricken by a mysterious malady, college sophomore Alice Brody has suddenly lost the use of her legs. How does a bright, beautiful, and now immobile young woman proceed with her passions? As she convalesces in a Manhattan hospital, Alice finds herself attended by a motley group of visitors: indifferent nurses, doctors both good and bad, divorcing parents, and eccentric relatives.


To the Birdhouse: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780312555092
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Published: Picador - February 1st, 2011

In Cathleen Schine's comic novel To the Birdhouse, newlywed Alice Brody appears to have the perfect life. The one fly in the ointment is her mother's detestable boyfriend, Louie Scifo: champion of incredibly bad taste and a bona fide stalker. After Alice's mother cuts him loose, Louie's determination to win back her love casts Alice's whole family into disarray.


The Evolution of Jane Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9780547520315
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Published: Mariner Books - April 14th, 2011

In this "witty novel about family, friendship, and survival of the fittest,"* Cathleen Schine, one of our most astute social observers, examines the origin of species alongside the origins of who we come to be.

In some mysterious family feud or unintended slight, Jane Barlow Schwartz lost a friend, her cousin and soul mate Martha.


The New Yorkers: A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312427832
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Published: Picador - April 29th, 2008

A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


The Three Weissmanns of Westport: A Novel Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780312680527
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Published: Picador - February 1st, 2011

A New York Times Best Seller
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice


Fin & Lady: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250050052
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Published: Picador - April 29th, 2014

New York Times Bestselling Author of The Three Weissmanns of Westport


They May Not Mean To, But They Do: A Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781250132123
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Published: Picador - June 6th, 2017

From one of America’s greatest comic novelists, a hilarious new novel about aging, family, loneliness, and love