Conversations with Authors - Louise Erdrich (Virtual Event)

Sunday, July 26, 2020 - 4:00pm

 

Sunday, July 26th • 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT

Louise Erdrich

in conversation with Ann Patchett


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

 

Friends,

Thank you all for tuning in.  I promised a list of books that are informing or giving me comfort in these times.  Here it is.

 

Below, please find links to purchase Louise's recommended books, as well as a selection of her and Ann's books.

 

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Surviving Autocracy Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593188934
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

“When Gessen speaks about autocracy, you listen. The New York Times

“The Platonic ideal of the anti-Trump Trump book.” —The Washington Post


The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

One of the first undocumented immigrants to graduate from Harvard reveals the hidden lives of her fellow undocumented Americans in this deeply personal and groundbreaking portrait of a nation.

“Karla’s book sheds light on people’s personal experiences and allows their stories to be told and their voices to be heard.”—Selena Gomez
 


White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781632864130
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 5th, 2017

National Book Critics Circle Award Winner
New York Times Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of the Year
A Boston Globe Best Book of 2016
A Chicago Review of Books Best Nonfiction Book of 2016


Underland: A Deep Time Journey Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780393242140
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - June 4th, 2019

National Bestseller • New York Times “100 Notable Books of the Year” • NPR “Favorite Books of 2019” • Guardian “100 Best Books of the 21st Century” • Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award

From the best-selling, award-winning author of Landmarks and The Old Ways, a haunting voyage into the planet’s past and future.


This Is Happiness Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781635574203
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - December 3rd, 2019

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST and REAL SIMPLE

A profound and enchanting new novel from Booker Prize-longlisted author Niall Williams about the loves of our lives and the joys of reminiscing.


Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

Natalie Diaz’s highly anticipated follow-up to When My Brother Was an Aztec, winner of an American Book Award


Famous Suicides of the Japanese Empire Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566892155
Availability: Special Order
Published: Coffee House Press - September 1st, 2008

"There is no writer that dives deeper (or more bravely) into the chasm that is the human heart. David Mura's] first novel is a tour de force: luminously written and by turns crafty, tough, wise, and joyful."--Junot Diaz


Exhalation: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101947883
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Published: Knopf - May 7th, 2019

ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR

A NATIONAL BESTSELLER

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR:


From #blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781608465620
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2016

Winner of the 2016 Lannan Cultural Freedom Prize for an Especially Notable Book

"Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor's searching examination of the social, political and economic dimensions of the prevailing racial order offers important context for understanding the necessity of the emerging movement for black liberation."
--Michelle Alexander


In the Lateness of the World: Poems Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780525560401
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Published: Penguin Press - March 10th, 2020

“An undisputed literary event.” — NPR

A new poetry collection of uncanny grace and moral force from one of our country's most celebrated poets


New Poets of Native Nations Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781555978099
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Published: Graywolf Press - July 10th, 2018

A landmark anthology celebrating twenty-one Native poets first published in the twenty-first century


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Little Big Bully (Penguin Poets) Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143135920
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Published: Penguin Books - October 6th, 2020

In a new collection that is "a force of nature" (Amy Gerstler), renowned Native poet Heid E. Erdrich applies her rich inventive voice and fierce wit to the deforming effects of harassment and oppression.


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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead: A Novel Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Antonia Lloyd-Jones (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525541349
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 11th, 2020

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE

"A brilliant literary murder mystery." —Chicago Tribune

"Extraordinary. Tokarczuk's novel is funny, vivid, dangerous, and disturbing, and it raises some fierce questions about human behavior. My sincere admiration for her brilliant work." —Annie Proulx


Flights Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525534204
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 13th, 2019

WINNER OF THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE
 
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE

A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx)


All My Puny Sorrows Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781635574975
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 15th, 2019

From the bestselling author of Women Talking, a "wrenchingly honest, darkly funny novel" (Entertainment Weekly).


Women Talking Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781635574340
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - March 3rd, 2020

National Bestseller
Winner of the Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize for Fiction
Shortlisted for the Governor General's Award for Fiction
Shortlisted for the Reading Women Award


Girl, Woman, Other: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802156983
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - November 5th, 2019

NATIONAL BESTSELLER


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Surviving Genocide: Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780300255362
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Published: Yale University Press - September 22nd, 2020

"Intense and well-researched, . . . ambitious, . . . magisterial. . . .


The Night Watchman Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671189
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Published: Harper - March 3rd, 2020

New York Times Bestseller


Future Home of the Living God: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062694065
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 13th, 2018

A New York Times Notable Book

Louise Erdrich, the New York Times bestselling, National Book Award-winning author of LaRose and The Round House, paints a startling portrait of a young woman fighting for her life and her unborn child against oppressive forces that manifest in the wake of a cataclysmic event.


LaRose: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062277039
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 11th, 2017

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

Finalist for the 2017 PEN Faulkner Award


The Round House: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062065254
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Published: Harper Perennial - September 24th, 2013

The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction.


The Plague of Doves: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060515133
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 12th, 2009

A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, The Plague of Doves—the first part of a loose trilogy that includes the National Book Award-winning The Round House and LaRose—is a gripping novel about a long-unsolved crime in a small North Dakota town and how, years later, the consequences are still being felt by the community and a nearby Native American reser


Shadow Tag: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061536106
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Published: Harper Perennial - December 13th, 2016

Shadow Tag is a stunning tour-de-force from Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of The Plague of Doves and National Book Award-winner The Round House. When Irene America discovers that her artist husband, Gil, has been reading her diary, she begins a secret Blue Notebook, stashed securely in a safe-deposit box.


The Painted Drum: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060515119
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 22nd, 2019

“Haunted and haunting. . . .


Four Souls: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060935221
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 29th, 2017

From New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes a haunting novel that continues the rich and enthralling Ojibwe saga begun in her novel Tracks.


The Master Butchers Singing Club: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060837051
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 23rd, 2016

From National Book Award-winning, New York Times-bestselling author Louise Erdrich, a profound and enchanting new novel: a richly imagined world “where butchers sing like angels.”


The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061577628
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 16th, 2016

A New York Times Notable Book


The Antelope Wife Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060930073
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 1st, 2001

The Antelope Wife extends the branches of the families who populate Louise Erdrich's earlier novels, and once again, her unsentimental, unsparing writing captures the Native American sense of despair, magic, and humor.


Tales of Burning Love: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061767999
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 23rd, 2013

Louise Erdrich’s Tales of Burning Love is a darkly humorous novel of wild romance and heartbreak set against a raging North Dakota blizzard as five Native American women bond over their shared connection to one man.


The Bingo Palace: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061129759
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial - June 13th, 2017

From award-winning New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes this novel of spiritual death, lyrical prose, and wild hope: a striking, luminous chapter in Erdrich’s Ojibwe saga.


The Crown of Columbus Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060931650
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper Perennial - March 3rd, 1999

In their only fully collaborative literary work, Michael Dorris and Louise Erdrich have written a gripping novel of history, suspense, recovery, and new beginnings.


Tracks: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780060972455
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial - August 29th, 2017

“[Erdrich] captures the passions, fears, myths, and doom of a living people, and she does so with an ease that leaves the reader breathless.”—The New Yorker

From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes an arresting, lyrical novel set in North Dakota at a time when Indian tribes were struggling to keep what little remained of their lands.


The Beet Queen: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060835279
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 23rd, 2017

From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Louise Erdrich comes this vibrant tale of abandonment and sexual obsession, jealousy, and unstinting love.


Love Medicine: Newly Revised Edition Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061787423
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 23rd, 2016

Set on and around a North Dakota Ojibwe reservation, Love Medicine—the first novel by bestselling, National Book Award-winning author Louise Erdrich—is the epic story about the intertwined fates of two families: the Kashpaws and the Lamartines.


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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize


The Patron Saint of Liars Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780547520209
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Published: Mariner Books - April 19th, 2011

In 1992, celebrated novelist Ann Patchett launched her remarkable career with the publication of her debut novel, The Patron Saint of Liars, a best-selling book that is “beautifully written . . . a first novel that second- and third-time novelists would envy for its grace, insight, and compassion” (Boston Herald).

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Taft Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780547521893
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Published: Mariner Books - April 19th, 2011

Best-selling novelist Ann Patchett’s second, "strikingly original"* novel tells the moving story of John Nickel, an ex–jazz musician who wanted nothing more than to be a good father. When his lover takes away his son, he’s left only with his Beale Street bar.


The Magician's Assistant Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780156006217
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Published: Harvest Books - September 17th, 2004

"A secretive magician's death becomes the catalyst for his partner's journey self-discovery in this enchanting book ("San Francisco Chronicle") " that is something of a magic trick in itself (Newsweek)." When Parsifal, a handsome and charming magician, dies suddenly, his widow Sabine who was also his faithful assistant for twenty years learns that the family he claimed to have lost in a tragic acc


Bel Canto Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060838720
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Published: Harper Perennial - August 2nd, 2005

Now a major motion picture starring Julianne Moore and Ken Watanabe.

“Blissfully Romantic….A strange, terrific, spellcasting story.” — San Francisco Chronicle


Run: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061340642
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Published: Harper Perennial - July 29th, 2008

"Engaging, surprising, provocative and moving...a thoroughly intelligent book, an intimate domestic drama that nonetheless deals with big issues touching us all: religion, race, class, politics and, above all else, family." -- Washington Post


State of Wonder: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062049810
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 8th, 2012

"Expect miracles when you read Ann Patchett's fiction."—New York Times Book Review


Commonwealth: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062491831
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Published: Harper Perennial - May 2nd, 2017

“Exquisite... Commonwealth is impossible to put down.”
   — New York Times


The Best American Short Stories 2006 Cover Image
By Ann Patchett (Editor), Katrina Kenison (Editor)
ISBN: 9780618543519
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 1st, 2006

“While a single short story may have a difficult time raising enough noise on its own to be heard over the din of civilization, short stories in bulk can have the effect of swarming bees, blocking out sound and sun and becoming the only thing you can think about,” writes Ann Patchett in her introduction to The Best American Short Stories 2006.


Truth & Beauty: A Friendship Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060572150
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Published: Harper Perennial - April 5th, 2005

"A loving testament to the work and reward of the best friendships, the kind where your arms can’t distinguish burden from embrace.” --People

New York Times Bestselling author Ann Patchett’s first work of nonfiction chronicling her decades-long friendship with the critically acclaimed and recently deceased author, Lucy Grealy.


What now? Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061340659
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Published: Harper - April 15th, 2008

Based on her lauded commencement address at Sarah Lawrence College, this stirring essay by bestselling author Ann Patchett offers hope and inspiration for anyone at a crossroads, whether graduating, changing careers, or transitioning from one life stage to another.


This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062236685
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 7th, 2014

Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick

Blending literature and memoir, Ann Patchett, author of State of  Wonder, Run, and Bel Canto, examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband—creating a resonant portrait of a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriage.


Lambslide Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062883384
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Published: HarperCollins - May 7th, 2019

From the international bestselling author of Bel Canto and Commonwealth, Ann Patchett, and the bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, Robin Preiss Glasser, comes a hilarious children’s story about a slide made just for lambs.