Her new book is Lucy by the Sea. Born in Portland, Maine and a Bates graduate, Strout has published many award-winning novels and short stories, often set in Maine. Her Olive Kitteridge won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2009 and her novel Amy and Isabelle was adapted as a television movie produced by Oprah Winfrey. She will be in conversation with Susan Minot.
Her new book, In The Orchard, is her third novel. Her acclaimed previous novels were The Tiny One and The Brambles. Eliza lives in Maplewood, NJ with her family and has spent numerous summers on North Haven. Her work has appeared in a variety of magazines and anthologies, and her books have been named to various lists, including The New York Times Notable, Booksense 76, and Oprah's Top Ten Summer Picks.
Members of this North Haven group of writers read their short stories written this year, with novelist (White Ghost Girls, The Bird Skinner) and Scribblers leader Alice Cornwell presiding.
His new book is TransElectric: My Life as a Cosmic Rock Star. From the depths of seventies rock 'n' roll excesses through unimaginable personal losses to an inspiring late-life transformation, Bullens’s story is an utterly compelling journey about living and singing with your authentic voice.
Lewis Simons is a foreign correspondent who specialized in Asian affairs and covered wars, politics, and economics in Asia for The Washington Post and other outlets. He won the 1986 Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting for exposing the Marcos billions looted from the Philippines. He has also won the George Polk Award, the Overseas Press Award (twice), and many others. He has published three books, the latest To Tell the Truth: My Life as a Foreign Correspondent. In a recent piece following an NPR interview (July 11) he criticized America’s decision to send cluster bombs to Ukraine.
Her newest book is The Moon is Behind Us. She is also the author of many others. Her work ranges from social and environmental justice, issues of ecology, and the protection of public lands to women's healthand our overall relationship to culture and nature. Her numerous honors include the National Wildlife Federation’s Conservation Award for Special Achievement and the Sierra Club’s John Muir Award.
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