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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.

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Leaving Lucy Pear

3.39 avg rating — 2,210 ratings — published 2016 — 9 editions
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The Little Bride

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The Lobster Mafia Story

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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.”
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“And in his shrug was everything she loathed, and desired, his fineness, his control, his beauty, his disregard.”
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