J. Courtney Sullivan

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J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Commencement, Maine and The Engagements. Maine was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine, and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. Courtney’s writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Men’s Vogue, and the New York Observer, among others. She is a contributor to the essay anthology The Secret Currency of Love and co-editor of Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Average rating: 3.37 · 39,947 ratings · 6,177 reviews · 5 distinct works · Similar authors
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 20,121 ratings — published 2011 — 21 editions
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3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 10,324 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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The Engagements
3.58 of 5 stars 3.58 avg rating — 9,044 ratings — published 2013 — 25 editions
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Dating Up: Dump the Schlump...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2007 — 8 editions
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3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 428 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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“Women leave their marriages when they can't take any more. Men leave when they find someone new.”
J. Courtney Sullivan, Commencement

“She thought about him all the time - not so much about Doug the individual, but rather about the nature of love, and the shock of learning how quickly it could disappear.”
J. Courtney Sullivan, Commencement

“We don't always do the things our parents want us to do, but it is their mistake if they can't find a way to love us anyway.”
J. Courtney Sullivan, Commencement



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106730 Why Writers Write About Maine - Tuesday, July 9th — 311 members — last activity Jul 11, 2014 07:14PM
Why is Maine a place writer’s love writing about? Join us on Tuesday, July 9th for a chat with these four writers who talk about why Maine was or is a...more

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