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Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of seven novels: Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, Every Last One, and Still Life with Bread Crumbs. Her memoir Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, published in 2012, was a number one New York Times bestseller. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at The New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud... Read More

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Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Anna Quindlen
Modern Library | Hardcover | November 1995
$18.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-60168-5 (0-679-60168-6)

"It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife."

So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen's perfect comedy of manners--one of the most popular novels of all time--that features splendidly civilized sparring between the proud Mr. Darcy and... Read more






Pride and Prejudice
Written by Jane Austen, Introduction by Anna Quindlen
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | October 2000
$8.00/10.00(Canada) | 978-0-679-78326-8 (0-679-78326-1)

Introduction by Anna Quindlen
Commentary by Margaret Oliphant, George Saintsbury, Mark Twain, A. C. Bradley, Walter A. Raleigh, and Virginia Woolf
 
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife.” So begins Pride and Prejudice, Jane... Read more






Stuck in the Middle with You
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan, Contribution by Anna Quindlen
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | April 2014
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-2177-0 (0-7679-2177-1)

New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Finney Boylan returns with a remarkable memoir about gender and parenting that discusses how families are shaped and the difficulties and wonders of being human.
 
A father for six years, a mother for ten, and for a time in between, neither, or both, Jennifer Finney Boylan has seen... Read more






Stuck in the Middle with You
Written by Jennifer Finney Boylan, Contribution by Anna Quindlen
Crown | Hardcover | April 2013
$24.00/28.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-2176-3 (0-7679-2176-3)

New York Times bestseller and acclaimed author Jennifer Finney Boylan returns with a remarkable memoir about gender and parenting, including incredible interviews discussing gender, how families are shaped, and the difficulties and wonders of being human.
 
A father for ten years, a mother for eight, and for a time in between, neither... Read more






Then Again
Written by Diane Keaton, Contribution by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2012
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8095-0 (0-8129-8095-6)

The trade paperback edition of Diane Keaton’s unforgettable memoir includes a new Afterword about the bonds between mother and daughter.

NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
Janet Maslin, The New York Times • People • Vogue
 
ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR
Financial...
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Being Perfect
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House | Hardcover | April 2005
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-50549-2 (0-375-50549-0)

A few times in your life, someone will tell you something so right, so deeply true that it changes you forever. That is what Anna Quindlen, author of the timeless bestseller A Short Guide to a Happy Life, does here.

In Being Perfect, she shares wisdom that, perhaps without knowing it, you... Read more






Black and Blue
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2010
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8049-3 (0-8129-8049-2)

For eighteen years Fran Benedetto kept her secret, hid her bruises. She stayed with Bobby because she wanted her son to have a father, and because, in spite of everything, she loved him. Then one night, when she saw the look on her ten-year-old son’s face, Fran finally made a choice—and... Read more






Blessings
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2003
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-6981-8 (0-8129-6981-2)

Blessings, the bestselling novel by the author of Black and Blue, One True Thing, Object Lessons, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life, begins when, late at night, a teenage couple drives up to the estate owned by Lydia Blessing and leaves a box.

In this instant, the world of... Read more






Every Last One
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | March 2011
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7688-5 (0-8129-7688-6)

Mary Beth Latham has built her life around her family, around caring for her three teenage children and preserving the rituals of their daily life. When one of her sons becomes depressed, Mary Beth focuses on him, only to be blindsided by a shocking act of violence. What happens afterward is... Read more






Every Last One
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House | Hardcover | April 2010
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6574-5 (1-4000-6574-7)

In this breathtaking and beautiful novel, the #1 New York Times bestselling author Anna Quindlen creates an unforgettable portrait of a mother, a father, a family, and the explosive, violent consequences of what seem like inconsequential actions.
 
Mary Beth Latham is first and foremost a mother, whose three teenaged children come first... Read more






Good Dog. Stay.
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House | Hardcover | November 2007
$14.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6713-8 (1-4000-6713-8)

“The life of a good dog is like the life of a good person, only shorter and more compressed,” writes Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anna Quindlen about her beloved black Labrador retriever, Beau. With her trademark wisdom and humor, Quindlen reflects on how her life has unfolded in tandem with Beau’s, and... Read more






How Reading Changed My Life
Written by Anna Quindlen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | August 1998
$10.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-42278-1 (0-345-42278-3)

THE LIBRARY OF CONTEMPORARY THOUGHT is a groundbreaking series where America's finest writers and most brilliant minds tackle today's most provocative, fascinating, and relevant issues. Striking and daring, creative and important, these original voices on matters political, social, economic, and cultural, will enlighten, comfort, entertain, enrage, and ignite healthy debate across... Read more






Living Out Loud
Written by Anna Quindlen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 1994
$13.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-449-90912-6 (0-449-90912-3)

"A panopticon of life in this decade, sure to be valuable to future social historians She touches on life, love, home, family, work, men, women, children and issues large and small."
CHICAGO TRIBUNE
The voice is Anna Quindlen's. But we know the hopes, dreams, fears, and wonder expressed in all her columns, for... Read more






Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2013
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8166-7 (0-8129-8166-9)

INCLUDING AN EXCLUSIVE CONVERSATION BETWEEN MERYL STREEP AND ANNA QUINDLEN

“[Quindlen] serves up generous portions of her wise, commonsensical, irresistibly quotable take on life. . . . What Nora Ephron does for body image and Anne Lamott for spiritual neuroses, Quindlen achieves on the home front.”—NPR
 
In this irresistible memoir, Anna... Read more






Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | April 2012
$26.00/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-7393-7855-7 (0-7393-7855-4)

In this irresistible memoir, the New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Pulitzer Prize Anna Quindlen writes about looking back and ahead—and celebrating it all—as she considers marriage, girlfriends, our mothers, faith, loss, all the stuff in our closets, and more.
 
As she did in her beloved New...

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Loud and Clear
Written by Anna Quindlen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 2005
$15.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7027-2 (0-8129-7027-6)

In this remarkable book, Anna Quindlen, one of America’s favorite novelists and a Pulitzer Prize– winning columnist, once again gives us wisdom, opinions, insights, and reflections about current events and modern life. “Always insightful, rooted in everyday experience and common sense...Quindlen is so good that even when you disagree with what... Read more






Object Lessons
Written by Anna Quindlen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | June 1997
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-449-00101-1 (0-449-00101-6)

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

"Elaborate and playful...Honest and deeply felt...Here is the Quindlen wit, the sharp eye for the details of class and manners, [and] the ardent reading of domestic lives."
-THE NEW YORK TIMES

It is the 1960s, in suburban New York City. Maggie and her family, are... Read more






One True Thing
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | August 2006
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7618-2 (0-8129-7618-5)

A mother.  A daughter.  A shattering choice.

From Anna Quindlen, bestselling author of Black and Blue, comes a novel of life, love and everyday acts of mercy.

"A triumph."
--San Francisco Chronicle


From the Paperback edition. Read more






Rise and Shine
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2007
$14.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7781-3 (0-8129-7781-5)

From Anna Quindlen, acclaimed author of Blessings, Black and Blue, and One True Thing, a superb novel about two sisters, the true meaning of success, and the qualities in life that matter most.

It’s an otherwise ordinary Monday when Meghan Fitzmaurice’s perfect life hits a wall. A household name as the host... Read more






A Short Guide to a Happy Life
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House | Hardcover | October 2000
$12.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-375-50461-7 (0-375-50461-3)

From the author of Blessings and Still Life with Bread Crumbs, Anna Quindlen’s classic reflection on a meaningful life is the perfect gift for graduation, or any occasion.

“Life is made of moments, small pieces of silver amidst long stretches of tedium. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned... Read more






Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9439-6 (0-8041-9439-4)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life

 
Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two... Read more






Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | October 2014
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7689-2 (0-8129-7689-4)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life

 
Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two... Read more






Still Life with Bread Crumbs
Written by Anna Quindlen
Random House | Hardcover | January 2014
$26.00/30.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6575-2 (1-4000-6575-5)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A superb love story from Anna Quindlen, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Rise and Shine, Blessings, and A Short Guide to a Happy Life

 
Still Life with Bread Crumbs begins with an imagined gunshot and ends with a new tin roof. Between the two... Read more






Thinking Out Loud
Written by Anna Quindlen
Ballantine Books | Trade Paperback | March 1994
$13.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-449-90905-8 (0-449-90905-0)

"A splendid collection...Eloquent, powerful, compassionate and droll. There is considerable variety in the subjects she addresses...Compelling."
THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER
Thinking out loud is what Anna Quindlen does best. A syndicated columnist with her finger on the pulse of women's lives, and her heart in a place we all share, she writes about... Read more






Teaching Hope
Written by The Freedom Writers and Erin Gruwell, Foreword by Anna Quindlen
Broadway Books | Trade Paperback | August 2009
$14.99/18.99(Canada) | 978-0-7679-3172-4 (0-7679-3172-6)

“There are lives lost in this book, and there are lives saved, too, if salvation means a young man or woman begins to feel deserving of a place on the planet. . . . What could be more soul-satisfying? These are the most influential professionals most of us will ever meet. The... Read more





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