Anne Lamott

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Associated Press on Anne Lamott's SMALL VICTORIES: "Her words heal us all."

“Beautifully written essays, filled with nuggets of wisdom gathered over years of mindful living… Her tone is intimate and the pace slow, allowing readers to linger over each essay, like a great meal with friends you never want to end. She boils complicated matters down to basics, and stretches the limits of emotional depth in simple stories with larger lessons… By sharing her journey from drunk to sober, broken to mended, hungry to spiritually fulfilled, her words heal us all.” Read more...

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Friday, December 06, 2013

Riverhead authors Patty Chang Anker and Anne Lamott are finalists for the 18th Annual Books for a Better Life Awards

Congrats to Patty Chang Anker, whose SOME NERVE is a finalist for the First Book Award, and Anne Lamott, who is nominated for best Spiritual book for STITCHES. Books for a Better Life honors the best self-improvement books of the year. Read more about the awards here.

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Join Anne Lamott for an exclusive chat on on July 24th!


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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Anne Lamott is interviewed about her new book, Help, Thanks, Wow, on NPR’s Morning Edition

Anne Lamott speaks with NPR's Renee Montagne about asking for guidance, offering gratitude and expressing wonder. To listen to the interview or read the highlights, click here!

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Anne Lamott discusses grandmotherhood and her book Some Assembly Required

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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Anne Lamott, author of Some Assembly Required, writes in O Magazine about how to live a life that satisfies the soul

"I learned that opening myself to my own love and to life's tough loveliness was not only the most delicious, amazing thing on Earth but it was also quantum," Lamott writes. "It would radiate out to a cold, hungry world. Beautiful moments heal, as do real cocoa, Pete Seeger, a walk on old fire roads." To read the full essay, click here.


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Monday, June 14, 2010

The Chicago Tribune interviews Anne Lamott about her novel Imperfect Birds

Anne Lamott discusses novel-writing versus essay-writing with the Chicago Tribune and explains why her characters in Imperfect Birds are "my favorite people I've ever worked with." More...
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Monday, May 10, 2010

Anne Lamott for Salon on Why She Hates Mother's Day

Although Anne Lamott has loved being a mother, she has never made her son Sam celebrate Mother's Day.  Find out why in her most recent piece for Salon.
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Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Bookslut on Anne Lamott’s “endearing” Imperfect Birds

“Imperfect Birds is a carefully rendered story of a family in crisis. Lamott’s writing is suffused by her trademark candor and ability to find significance in the mundane details of her protagonists’ lives that make them relevant to her readers.” more…
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Monday, May 03, 2010

Anne Lamott on The Big Think

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