Sunday, October 09, 2005

Alison Lurie’s Truth and Consequences (2005)

KEEP A LOOKOUT for Alison Lurie’s new novel on the fractured complexities of married life, Truth and Consequences (2005), due out from Random House under the Chatto & Windus imprint on October 6, 2005.

LURIE Alison [1926-] Novelist, essayist, children’s writer, cultural critic. Born in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. NOVELS Truth and Consequences (2005); The Last Resort (1998); The Truth About Lorin Jones (1988: winner of the 1989 Prix Femina Etranger); Foreign Affairs (1984: winner of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; shortlisted for the 1984 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction); Only Children (1979); The War Between the Tates (1974); Real People (1969); Imaginary Friends (1967); The Nowhere City (1965); Love and Friendship (1962) STORIES Women and Ghosts (1994) NONFICTION The Language of Clothes (1981) ESSAYS Boys and Girls Forever: Children’s Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter (2003); Don’t Tell the Grownups: The Subversive Power of Children’s Literature (1990) MEMOIR Familiar Spirits: A Memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson (2001) EDITED The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (1975) CHILDREN’S The Black Geese: A Baba Yaga Story from Russia (with illustrations by Jessica Souhami) (1999); Fabulous Beasts (with illustrations by Monika Beisner) (1981); Clever Gretchen and Other Forgotten Folktales (with illustrations by Margot Tomes) (1980); The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars (with illustrations by Monika Beisner) (1980)

Fiction: Foreign Affairs (1984); The War Between the Tates (1974)
Nonfiction: Boys and Girls Forever: Children’s Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter (1990)


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