Susan Minot

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Susan Minot is an award-winning novelist and short story writer whose books include Monkeys, Folly, Lust & Other Stories, and Evening, which was adapted into the feature film of the same name starring Meryl Streep. Minot was born in Boston and raised in Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, attended Brown University, and received her MFA in creative writing from Columbia University. She currently lives with her daughter in both New York City and an island off the coast of Maine.

Average rating: 3.44 · 11,491 ratings · 1,588 reviews · 18 distinct worksSimilar authors
Evening

3.37 avg rating — 4,439 ratings — published 1998 — 24 editions
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Thirty Girls

3.38 avg rating — 2,398 ratings — published 2014 — 15 editions
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Monkeys

3.67 avg rating — 1,439 ratings — published 1986 — 21 editions
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Lust and Other Stories

3.71 avg rating — 1,090 ratings — published 1989 — 12 editions
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Rapture

2.96 avg rating — 749 ratings — published 2002 — 14 editions
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Folly

3.31 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 1992 — 19 editions
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Why I Don't Write

3.47 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 2020 — 5 editions
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Poems 4 A.M.

3.62 avg rating — 111 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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Stealing Beauty

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3.88 avg rating — 92 ratings — published 1996
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Desideri

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989
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Susan Minot Minot made a comment in the group 2011 Winter Fiction PanelWednesday: Process topic
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I write five days a week for the most part. And I try to do nothing but write from 8 or 9 till 1 or 2, but this is an il
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“There is no good reason. Don't waste your life waiting for good reasons...You'll wait and wait.”
Susan Minot, Evening

“I would have fallen in love with you anywhere.”
Susan Minot
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“She thought of how much people changed you. It was the opposite of what you always heard, that no one could change a person. It wasn't true. It was only through other people that one ever did change.”
Susan Minot, Evening

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