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A collection of stories spanning centuries of time in mercurial Florida examines the decisions and connections behind life-changing events in characters ranging from two abandoned... Read more
A collection of stories spanning centuries of time in mercurial Florida examines the decisions and connections behind life-changing events in characters ranging from two abandoned sisters to a conflicted family woman.
Lauren Groff is the New York Times bestselling author of three novels, The Monsters of Templeton, Arcadia, and Fates and Furies, and two short story collections, Florida and Delicate Edible Birds. She has won the PEN/O. Henry Award, and been a two-time finalist for the National Book Award and a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Her work has been featured in The New Yorker, along with several Best American Short Stories anthologies, and she was named one of Granta's 2017 Best Young American Novelists. She lives in Gainesville, Florida, with her husband and sons.
'A really powerful novel' President ObamaAMAZON.COM's 2015 BEST BOOK OF THE YEARNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBARACK OBAMA'S BOOK OF THE YEARA FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDEvery story has two sides.
Lauren Groff is a virtuoso.' Emily St John Mandel, author of Station ElevenIn her vigorous and moving new book, Lauren Groff brings her electric storytelling and intelligence to a world in which storms, snakes and sinkholes lurk at the edge of everyday life, but the greater threats and mysteries are of a human, emotional and psychological nature.
Packed in Issue 53's purpose-built plastic bag are seven stories printed on party balloons, which one must blow up to read. Gracing these particolored balloons are arresting new stories from Carmen Maria Machado, Percival Everett, Lauren Groff, Kima Jones, Amelia Gray, Rebecca Makkai, and Sarah Wisby. You'll also find, alongside these seven inflatable stories, a vinyl-bound hardcover book...
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FATES AND FURIESLauren Groff's critically acclaimed The Monsters of Templeton was shortlisted for the Orange Broadband Award for New Writers 2008, and critics hailed her as an enormous talent and a writer to watch.
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FATES AND FURIESIn the fields of western New York State in the 1970s, on the grounds of a decaying mansion called Arcadia House, a few dozen idealists set out to live off the land. He needs to find a way to live in the world beyond Arcadia, but can he let go of the past to forge a new start?
FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FATES AND FURIESWillie Cooper arrives on the doorstep of her ancestral home in Templeton, New York in the wake of a disastrous affair with her much older, married archaeology professor.
The author of The Monsters of Templeton presents a volume of nine stories that reflects the use of different styles and structures, including a recreation of the tale of Abelard and Heloise during the 1918 New York flu epidemic, a contemporary account of Templeton, and the experiences of a group of war correspondents in France. 50,000 first printing.
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERBARACK OBAMA'S BOOK OF THE YEARAMAZON.COM'S BOOK OF THE YEARA FINALIST FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE 2015 NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDEvery story has two sides.
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