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J. Courtney Sullivan
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  • About this Author
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J. Courtney Sullivan is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Commencement, Maine and The Engagements. Maine was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine, and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. The Engagements was one of People Magazine’s Top Ten Books of 2013 and an Irish Times Best Book of the Year. It will be translated into seventeen languages. Her writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, the Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple, and O: The Oprah Magazine, among many others. She lives in Brooklyn... Read More

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Commencement

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2010
Price: $14.95

J. Courtney Sullivan’s celebrated debut novel is a sparkling tale of friendship and a fascinating portrait of the first generation of women who have all the opportunities in the world, but no clear idea about what to choose.

Assigned to the same dorm their first year at Smith College, Celia, Bree... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Exam Copy
Commencement
A novel
Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $24.95

A sparkling debut novel: a tender story of friendship, a witty take on liberal arts colleges, and a fascinating portrait of the first generation of women who have all the opportunities in the world, but no clear idea about what to choose.

Assigned to the same dorm their first year at Smith... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Commencement

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 16, 2009
Price: $9.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

Exam Copy
The Engagements

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $15.95

A People Magazine Top 10 Best Book of the Year

The bestselling author of Maine returns with an exhilarating novel about Frances Gerety, the real pioneering ad woman who coined the famous slogan “A Diamond is Forever,” and four unique marriages that will test how true—or not—those words might be.
 
Evelyn has... Read more >

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The Engagements

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: Hardcover, 400 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $26.95

From the New York Times best-selling author of Commencement and Maine comes a gorgeous, sprawling novel about marriage—about those who marry in a white heat of passion, those who marry for partnership and comfort, and those who live together, love each other, and have absolutely no intention of ruining it all... Read more >

The Engagements

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 11, 2013
Price: $10.99

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Maine

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 29, 2012
Price: $15.95

For the Kellehers, Maine is a place where children run in packs, showers are taken outdoors, and old Irish songs are sung around a piano. As three generations of women arrive at the family's beach house, each brings her own hopes and fears. Maggie is thirty-two and pregnant, waiting for the... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Maine

Written by J. Courtney Sullivan


Format: eBook, 400 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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