Anna Quindlen

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Anna Quindlen

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



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.

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In a small town on the verge of big change, a young woman unearths deep secrets about her family and unexpected truths about herself. Filled with insights that are the hallmark of Anna Quindlen’s bestsellers, Miller’s Valley is an emotionally powerful story about a family you will never forget.

For generations the Millers have lived in Miller’s Valley. Mimi Miller t...

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Black and Blue

3.87 avg rating — 71,143 ratings — published 1998 — 40 editions
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Still Life with Bread Crumbs

3.64 avg rating — 42,942 ratings — published 2014 — 31 editions
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One True Thing

4.02 avg rating — 33,401 ratings — published 1994 — 38 editions
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Every Last One

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Miller's Valley

3.89 avg rating — 17,792 ratings — published 2016 — 21 editions
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Lots of Candles, Plenty of ...

3.71 avg rating — 14,532 ratings — published 2012 — 14 editions
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Rise and Shine

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Object Lessons

3.82 avg rating — 7,236 ratings — published 1991 — 18 editions
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A Short Guide to a Happy Life

3.96 avg rating — 6,522 ratings — published 2000 — 17 editions
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January 2014, Anna Quindlen
"Her Favorite Love Stories: Heat up your January in Still Life with Bread Crumbs, the latest from the Pulitzer winner who shares her top-five list of romances." ...More

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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.”
Anna Quindlen

“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.”
Anna Quindlen


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