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Matthew Quick

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Matthew Quick (aka Q) is the New York Times bestselling author of several novels, including THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, which was made into an Oscar-winning film. His work has been translated into thirty languages and has received a PEN/Hemingway Award Honorable Mention. Q lives with his wife, novelist/pianist Alicia Bessette, on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.


Average rating: 3.97 · 131,695 ratings · 15,119 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
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The Good Luck of Right Now
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Sorta Like a Rock Star
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 3,577 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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Love May Fail
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 62 ratings — expected publication 2015 — 10 editions
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Every Exquisite Thing
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August 2013, Matthew Quick
"The Silver Linings Playbook author answers your questions about zombie attacks, championing the underdog, and writing difficult protagonists like the one in his new book, Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock." ...More

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“I don't want to stay in the bad place, where no one believes in silver linings or love or happy endings.”
Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

“If clouds are blocking the sun, there will always be a silver lining that reminds me to keep on trying.”
Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

“Life is not a PG feel-good movie. Real life often ends badly. Literature tries to document this reality, while showing us it is still possible for us to endure nobly.”
Matthew Quick, The Silver Linings Playbook

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