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Carrie Brown

CARRIE BROWN is the author of five novels and a collection of short stories. She has received many honors for her work, including a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, the Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, the Great Lakes Book Award, and the Annual Library of Virginia Literary Award (twice). Her short fiction and essays have appeared in many literary journals. She and her husband, the novelist John Gregory Brown, live in Massachusetts, where they teach at Deerfield Academy.


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The Last First Day
Written by Carrie Brown
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2015
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-345-80318-4 (0-345-80318-3)

Ruth and Peter have been married more than fifty years. He is the headmaster of the Derry School, a boys’ boarding school in Maine; she has spent the four decades of her husband's tenure helping out wherever she is needed. But Peter’s retirement is approaching, and Ruth wonders what will become...

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The Rope Walk
Written by Carrie Brown
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2008
$13.95/15.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-27809-8 (0-307-27809-3)

In The Rope Walk, Carrie Brown crafts a luminous story of a young girl's coming of age during a crucial summer in New England. On her tenth birthday Alice meets two visitors to her quiet town: Theo, the African American grandson of her father's best friend, and Kenneth, an artist who... Read more






The Stargazer's Sister
Written by Carrie Brown
Pantheon | Hardcover | January 2016
$25.95/33.95(Canada) | 978-0-8041-9793-9 (0-8041-9793-8)

From the acclaimed author of The Last First Day, here is a beautiful new period novel: a nineteenth-century story of female empowerment before its time, based on the life of Caroline Herschel, sister of the great composer and astronomer William Herschel and an astronomer in her own right.
 
This exquisitely... Read more





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