Intensely imagined...an 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

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New buzz for Labor Day
Check out what people are saying about Labor Day: True Birth Stories by Today's Best Women Writers, including a Boston Globe review, an interview on Kirkus, excerpts from the book, and more.
Eastern Point Lit House Grand Opening
May 30, 2014 | 7 PM
261 Main Street, Gloucester, MA

Come drink, eat, mingle, and celebrate the opening of Eastern Point Lit House! Food and drink by The Cave, Duckworth's, Sam Adams, and Maitland Moutnain Farm, and more. A brief reading by Anna. Fun had by all.

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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.
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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