Anna Quindlen

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Anna Quindlen


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in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The United States
July 08, 1952

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Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction, and self-help bestseller lists. She is the author of eight novels: OBJECT LESSONS, ONE TRUE THING, BLACK AND BLUE, BLESSINGS, RISE AND SHINE, EVERY LAST ONE, STILL LIFE WITH BREAD CRUMBS, and MILLER'S VALLEY. 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 and THINKING OUT LOUD. Her Newsweek columns were collected in LOUD AND CLEAR.

Average rating: 4.17 · 1,904,818 ratings · 47,936 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
Black and Blue

3.84 avg rating — 62,363 ratings — published 1998 — 37 editions
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One True Thing

3.99 avg rating — 28,356 ratings — published 1994 — 35 editions
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Still Life with Bread Crumbs

3.60 avg rating — 34,439 ratings — published 2014 — 29 editions
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Every Last One

3.81 avg rating — 25,717 ratings — published 2010 — 20 editions
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Lots of Candles, Plenty of ...

3.70 avg rating — 12,388 ratings — published 2012 — 14 editions
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Blessings

3.53 avg rating — 11,999 ratings — published 2002 — 35 editions
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Rise and Shine

3.22 avg rating — 9,052 ratings — published 2006 — 30 editions
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Object Lessons

3.80 avg rating — 6,047 ratings — published 1991 — 18 editions
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A Short Guide to a Happy Life

3.97 avg rating — 5,355 ratings — published 2000 — 16 editions
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Good Dog. Stay.

3.86 avg rating — 2,951 ratings — published 2007 — 15 editions
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“Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”
Anna Quindlen, How Reading Changed My Life

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”
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“I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.”
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