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Author Anna Quindlen was born in Philadelphia on July 8, 1953. She graduated from Barnard in 1974 and serves on their Board of Trustees. Quindlen worked as a reporter for the New York Post and the New York Times and wrote columns for the Times. She won the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary before devoting herself to writing fiction. She has written both adult fiction (including Object Lessons, Black and Blue and One True Thing, which was made into a motion picture starring Meryl Streep) and children's fiction (Happily Ever After and The Tree That Came to Stay). Her title Alternate Side made the bestseller list in 2018. Currently, she is a columnist at Newsweek. Her title Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake made The New York Times Best Seller list for 2012. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Black and Blue… (more)
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Blessings 2,349 copies, 59 reviews
One True Thing 2,268 copies, 30 reviews
Rise and Shine 1,917 copies, 58 reviews
Every Last One 1,724 copies, 125 reviews
Still Life With Bread Crumbs 1,476 copies, 112 reviews
A Short Guide to a Happy Life 1,070 copies, 27 reviews
How Reading Changed My Life 983 copies, 27 reviews
Object Lessons 864 copies, 8 reviews
Miller's Valley 796 copies, 52 reviews
Alternate Side 479 copies, 37 reviews
Good Dog. Stay. 442 copies, 15 reviews
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Little Women (Contributor, some editions) 25,396 copies, 394 reviews
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Mad about Madeline (Introduction) 1,089 copies, 10 reviews
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B.A., Barnard College, 1974
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