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.


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Nanaville

A bighearted book of wisdom, wit, and insight, celebrating the love and joy of being a grandmother, from the Pulitzer Prize–winning columnist and #1 New York Times bestselling author.



It’s a little challenging to suss out why exactly it can be so magical. . . . All I know is: The hand. The little hand that takes yours, small and soft as feathers. I’m happy our grandson does not yet have sophi...

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Average rating: 4.19 · 2,708,816 ratings · 67,915 reviews · 62 distinct worksSimilar authors
Black and Blue

3.88 avg rating — 75,125 ratings — published 1998 — 45 editions
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Still Life with Bread Crumbs

3.64 avg rating — 46,149 ratings — published 2014 — 32 editions
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One True Thing

4.03 avg rating — 35,673 ratings — published 1994 — 39 editions
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Every Last One

3.85 avg rating — 32,728 ratings — published 2010 — 23 editions
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Miller's Valley

3.88 avg rating — 20,624 ratings — published 2016 — 24 editions
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Lots of Candles, Plenty of ...

3.72 avg rating — 15,592 ratings — published 2012 — 15 editions
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Blessings

3.58 avg rating — 15,128 ratings — published 2002 — 36 editions
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Rise and Shine

3.27 avg rating — 11,096 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Alternate Side

3.35 avg rating — 9,862 ratings — published 2018 — 17 editions
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Object Lessons

3.83 avg rating — 7,748 ratings — published 1991 — 20 editions
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"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.”
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