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Olive Kitteridge (Paperback)

by Elizabeth Strout

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The Truce Between Fabulism and Realism: On Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Modern Novel 17

Garcia Marquez solved an essential problem of the novel; he arrived at a moment of crisis for the form and offered the warring parties a graceful way out of it.

Her Body, Herself: On Dylan Landis's Rainey Royal 0

There are the makings of an explosive novel here, but Landis, having set the bomb in place and struck the match, declines to light the fuse.

The Prizewinners 2013/2014 5

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2013/2014 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

A Year in Reading: 2013 3

Another year of living, another year of reading. And, if you're like us, when you look back, you'll mark out the year in books.

Love and Loss and Grief and More Love: On Self-Help Literature 5

That hospital visit, which was longer than expected, I moved from Housekeeping to Beloved to A Personal Matter. And though these three books are so different that their authors might be surprised to see them all appear in the same sentence, they are linked in my mind, for the broad understandings they offered me of suffering and joy, and the complications of love.

The Prizewinners 2012/2013 0

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2012/2013 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

The Point of the Paperback 15

Here’s what I learned, after a month of talking to editors, literary agents, publishers, and other authors: A paperback isn’t just a cheaper version of the book anymore. It’s a makeover. A facelift. And for some, a second shot.

A Multiplicity of Voices: On the Polyphonic Novel 28

With each foray onto the Internet, each ping and clang, we are searching for meaning in a haystack of data, balancing perspectives, trying to find reason in a cacophony of opinion. Is it any wonder we are drawn to fiction that reflects this new way of being, to a form that’s uniquely suited to our fragmented and globalized century?

Most Anticipated: The Great 2013 Book Preview 55

At 7,900 words strong and encompassing 79 titles, this is the only 2013 book preview you will ever need.

The Prizewinners 2011/12 0

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2011/2012 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

Miles to Go: Notes on Marathon Reading 5

You could feel the love. Here was a group turned out to commemorate the brilliance of one guy’s colossal strivings, his dogged humility, the beautiful nuance and intricate recursions of a mind pushing past the simple given.

The Prizewinners 2010/2011 1

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2010/2011 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

Literature is a Manner of Completing Ourselves: A Reader's Year 17

If I were an addict, I would get high and while high, presumably, worry about where I was to get my next fix. Reading is not all that different, I think. As a reader, I am always looking over the binding thinking about the next read, in some instances, longing for it. Some books, like some highs, are better than others. But even with not-so-good books, I will come back to the drug, seeking the next high.

The Prizewinners 2009/2010 2

With the awarding of the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the 2009/2010 literary award season is now over, which gives us the opportunity to update our list of prizewinners.

A Year in Reading: Julie Klam 3

Reading a Sarah Vowell book is like getting the coolest, smartest and funniest person in the world to take you on a tour of the kind of places you’d go to if you weren’t held down by a nagging wife, whiny kids, and demanding cats.

The Millions Top Ten: August 2009 0

Pynchon and Bolaño hit the list. Plus, two new Hall of Fame inductees.

The Millions Top Ten: July 2009 - And Introducing the Hall of Fame 3

Full Disclosure 3

In Defense of the Mom Book: Picks for Olive Kitteridge Fans 7

The Millions Top Ten: June 2009 5

The Prizewinners 2008/2009 8

The Millions Top Ten: May 2009 0

The Millions Top Ten: April 2009 0

2009's Pulitzer Winners 0

The Millions Top Ten: March 2009 0

The Millions Top Ten: February 2009 1

2008 National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced 0

A Year in Reading: Manil Suri 0