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Anna Solomon

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Anna Solomon is the author of The Book of V., forthcoming from Henry Holt on May 5, 2020, Leaving Lucy Pear, and The Little Bride, a two-time winner of the Pushcart Prize, and the curator of @unkempt_real_life on Instagram. Her short fiction and essays have appeared in publications including The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, One Story, Ploughshares, and Slate. Solomon is co-editor with Eleanor Henderson of Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers. Previously, she worked as a radio journalist. Anna was born and raised in Gloucester, Massachusetts and lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her husband and two children. ...more

Average rating: 3.33 · 7,625 ratings · 1,229 reviews · 6 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Book of V.

3.36 avg rating — 3,462 ratings — published 2020 — 11 editions
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Leaving Lucy Pear

3.39 avg rating — 2,451 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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The Little Bride

2.95 avg rating — 1,386 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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The Lobster Mafia Story

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Anna and 2 other people liked Rachel's review of The Book of V.: A Novel:
The Book of V. by Anna Solomon
"I’m thinking a 4.5. Maybe I’m being nitpicky, but sometimes the storylines fit too neatly together, even though that’s kinda the point! :P Either way, I’d say this is a contender re: my nomination for the GoodReads Choice Awards (now that we’re in th" Read more of this review »
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"When someone tackles a classic to dig deeper and reinterpret it for a new generation, when they do the source material justice and create something beautiful and beautifully new from it, I am here for it. The Book of V. is all that.

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Evie is reading The Book of V.: The audiobook was fantastic. The story follows three different women in different timelines. It is a crucial, illuminating read that explores the themes of womanhood, sexuality, power, sacrifice.. i highly recommend it!
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Hi! It's the letter V. You'll see when you read the book that there are various women in it whose names start with V. We hoped it would be clear but I can totally see how you'd get confused!
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I couldn't put this book down. A page-turning glimpse under the surface of a seemingly perfect life and marriage, St. Ivo had me hooked from its opening pages. Highly recommend for those who like smart, emotionally satisfying literary fiction--and fo ...more
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“Lillian had come to the realization that gifts were mostly for the people who gave them.”
Anna Solomon, Leaving Lucy Pear

“There were things you wanted only because they would mean that you were wanted.”
Anna Solomon, The Little Bride

“And in his shrug was everything she loathed, and desired, his fineness, his control, his beauty, his disregard.”
Anna Solomon, The Little Bride

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