Carol Shields


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in Oak Park, Illinois, The United States
June 02, 1935

Died
July 16, 2003

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Carol Ann Shields was an American-born Canadian author. She is best known for her successful 1993 novel The Stone Diaries, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction as well as the Governor General's Award. Her novel Swann won the Best Novel Arthur Ellis Award in 1988.


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Average rating: 3.78 · 73,051 ratings · 4,673 reviews · 51 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Stone Diaries

3.87 avg rating — 36,354 ratings — published 1993 — 81 editions
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Unless

3.63 avg rating — 12,854 ratings — published 2002 — 62 editions
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Larry's Party

3.73 avg rating — 8,036 ratings — published 1997 — 43 editions
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Jane Austen: A Life

3.76 avg rating — 3,652 ratings — published 2001 — 25 editions
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The Republic of Love

3.73 avg rating — 2,558 ratings — published 1992 — 38 editions
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Swann

3.70 avg rating — 2,025 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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Happenstance: Two Novels in...

3.72 avg rating — 1,296 ratings — published 1980 — 21 editions
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Small Ceremonies

3.72 avg rating — 1,021 ratings — published 1976 — 24 editions
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The Box Garden

3.63 avg rating — 1,045 ratings — published 1977 — 23 editions
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The Collected Stories of Ca...

4.13 avg rating — 728 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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“Open a book this minute and start reading. Don’t move until you’ve reached page fifty. Until you’ve buried your thoughts in print. Cover yourself with words. Wash yourself away. Dissolve.”
Carol Shields, The Republic of Love

“Write the book you want to read, the one you cannot find.”
Carol Shields

“This is why I read novels: so I can escape my own unrelenting monologue.”
Carol Shields, Unless

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