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Lorrie Moore, after many years as a professor of creative writing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is now Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Moore has received honors for her work, among them the Irish Times International Prize for Literature and a Lannan Foundation fellowship, as well as the PEN/Malamud Award and the Rea Award for her achievement in the short story. Her most recent novel, A Gate at the Stairs, was shortlisted for the 2010 Orange Prize for Fiction and for the PEN/Faulkner Award.    

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Anagrams

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $14.00

Gerard sits, fully clothed, in his empty bathtub and pines for Benna. Neighbors in the same apartment building, they share a wall and Gerard listens for the sound of her toilet flushing. Gerard loves Benna. And then Benna loves Gerard. She listens to him play piano, she teaches poetry and sings... Read more >
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Anagrams

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $9.99

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October 28, 2014
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Bark
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.00

These eight masterly stories reveal Lorrie Moore at her most mature and in a perfect configuration of craft, mind, and bewitched spirit, as she explores the passage of time and summons up its inevitable sorrows and hilarious pitfalls to reveal her own exquisite, singular wisdom.

In “Debarking,” a newly divorced man tries... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Bark
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $24.95

A new collection of stories by one of America’s most beloved and admired short-story writers, her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America (“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial . . . Will stand by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability.” —The New York... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Bark
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

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Birds of America
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 12, 2010
Price: $15.95

Birds of America is the celebrated collection of twelve stories from Lorrie Moore, one of the finest authors at work today.

“Fluid, cracked, mordant, colloquial…. Stand[s] by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability.” —The New York Times Book Review

“A marvelous collection…. Her stories... Read more >
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Birds of America
Stories
Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 291 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $11.99

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A Gate at the Stairs

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $15.00

In her best-selling story collection, Birds of America (“[it] will stand by itself as one of our funniest, most telling anatomies of human love and vulnerability” —James McManus, front page of The New York Times Book Review), Lorrie Moore wrote about the disconnect between men and women, about the precariousness of... Read more >
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A Gate at the Stairs

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 1, 2009
Price: $11.99

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Like Life

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 3, 2002
Price: $14.00

In Like Life’s eight exquisite stories, Lorrie Moore’s characters stumble through their daily existence. These men and women, unsettled and adrift and often frightened, can’t quite understand how they arrived at their present situations. Harry has been reworking a play for years in his apartment near Times Square in New York... Read more >
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Like Life

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 7, 2012
Price: $9.99

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Self-Help

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $14.95

In these tales of loss and pleasure, lovers and family, a woman learns to conduct an affair, a child of divorce dances with her mother, and a woman with a terminal illness contemplates her exit. Filled with the sharp humor, emotional acuity, and joyful language Moore has become famous for, these... Read more >
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Self-Help

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 22, 2012
Price: $9.99

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Vissi d'Arte

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 32 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $0.99

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Who Will Run the Frog Hospital

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 29, 2012
Price: $11.99

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Who Will Run the Frog Hospital

Written by Lorrie Moore


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 13, 2004
Price: $14.95

The summer Berie was fifteen, she and her best friend Sils had jobs at Storyland in upstate New York, where Berie sold tickets to see the beautiful Sils portray Cinderella in a strapless evening gown. They spent their breaks smoking, joking, and gossiping. After work they followed their own reckless rules... Read more >
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