Intensely elegantly written pocket of forgotten history.”

Audrey Niffenegger, New York Times bestselling author of The Time Traveler’s Wife
A lush, gorgeous first novel. Immerse yourself in its world.”

Irina Reyn, author of What Happened to Anna K.
A masterful debut...Evocative of Alice Munro, Amy Bloom, and Willa Cather.”

Jenna Blum, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us
A stirring love story and an unsettling, original portrait of the New World.”

Sana Krasikov, author of One More Year


News & Events

Leaving Lucy Pear: coming July 2016
Anna's second novel, Leaving Lucy Pear, now has a pub date: July 26, 2015. Publisher: Viking. Cover coming soon!
Book review: Bonnie Jo Campbell
Anna reviews Campbell's new story collection, “Mothers, Tell Your Daughters”
AWP 2015 (Minneapolis)
April 11, 2015 | 9:00 a.m.
Room M100 H&I
Panel: Time and Structure in the Novel (with Sarah Strickley, Dean Bakopoulos, Michael Knight, and Leah Stewart)
GUS Alumni Speaker Series
April 26, 2015 | 4:00 PM
Beverly Farms, MA

Refreshments and Q&A follow Anna's talk about her work. Free.
The Muse & The Marketplace
May 03, 2015 | 10:30 AM
Boston, MA

How to Research Your Novel: Two Authors, Two Strategies, a Siskel-and-Ebert style debate with Anna and Jenna Blum about their opposing research methods (OCD v. Mad Libs)

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Labor Day:

True Birth Stories
by Today’s Best
Women Writers

Edited by Anna Solomon and Eleanor Henderson

Thirty artful, unvarnished, hilarious,
harrowing, totally true tales of childbirth
in the 21st century, from Cheryl Strayed,
Dani Shapiro, Julia Glass, Ann Hood,
Lauren Groff, and more.
Visit book website

Labor Day belongs on the nightstand next
to What to Expect When You're Expecting.
It's a must-have book for mothers,
mothers-to-be, and anyone who cares
about what birth looks like today."

Molly Ringwald, Actress, Singer,
Author, When It Happens to You