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Lorrie Moore

Valerie Trueblood and Matters of Life and Death

Jane Vandenburgh | Posted 05.06.2014 | Books
Jane Vandenburgh

Her stories deal frankly with matters of life and death. They are written with the assurance of someone with complete mastery of the form and contain events that feel entirely convincing, in fact, they seem reassuringly inevitable.

Maddie Crum

The Book We're Talking About

HuffingtonPost.com | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.25.2014 | Books

Bark: Stories by Lorrie Moore Knopf, $24.95 Publishes February 25, 2014 The Book We're Talking About is a weekly review combining plot descripti...

Required Reading: Devastatingly Sad Books

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

We’re the first to admit that, sometimes, the best cure for a hard week, a long day or just a rainy weekend is a really sad book....

Battle Of The Literary Titans?

nytimes.com | JENNIFER SCHUESSLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

When Jonathan Franzen and Lorrie Moore met Monday night at the 92nd Street Y for a joint reading, the vibe among the sold-out crowd was a bit like tha...

New Yorker Festival 2010 Lineup Announced: Stephen King, Malcolm Gladwell, Dave Eggers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The weekend of October 1st is going to be very busy in the literary world, as heavy hitters from across all book genres are slated to appear at the 11...

Orange Prize Shortlist Announced: Barbara Kingsolver, Lorrie Moore, Hilary Mantel Are Finalists

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — American writers Barbara Kingsolver and Lorrie Moore and Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel are among six finalists for Britain's Orange...

Orange Prize WINNER Announced: Barbara Kingsolver Beats Out Hilary Mantel With 'The Lacuna'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON (AP) - American novelist Barbara Kingsolver took home the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction on Wednesday with her sixth novel, "The Lacuna,"...

Orange Prize

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

LONDON — American novelist Barbara Kingsolver took home the prestigious Orange Prize for Fiction on Wednesday with her sixth novel, "The Lacuna,...

PEN/Faulkner Award Nominees Announced: Alexie, Kingsolver Top The List

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Sherman Alexie and Barbara Kingsolver are among this year's finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award. The nominees for the fiction prize...

The New York Times' Best Books Of 2009

The New York Times | The New York Times Book Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The Book Review has made these selections from books reviewed since Dec. 7, 2008, when we published our previous Notables list. It was not easy pickin...

National Book Awards: What Do You Think? (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The National Book Foundation rolled out the nominations for the 2009 National Book Award on Wednesday, and the winners will be announced November 18. ...

Women Dominate Short Story Writing: Who You Should Be Reading

The Guardian | Sarah Crown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Given that 2009 looks set to live in literary memory as the year that brought us Dan Brown's "The Lost Symbol", Jordan: "Pushed to the Limit" and "Pri...

The Shelf Talker: Lorrie Moore, Rebecca Solnit and Silly Putty

Kevin Smokler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kevin Smokler

Does the name Lorrie Moore mean anything to you? To us, she's only like the best short story writer ever.