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Writers on a New England Stage @ The Historic Theater

Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen

“An astonishingly graceful writer.”– San Francisco Examiner

The #1 New York Times bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of A Short Guide to a Happy Life gives us a candid, funny book exploring what really matters to women - marriage, girlfriends, kids, your mother, faith, possessions, solitude, and more. Following on her original New York Times column, “Life in the 30s,” and her much-loved books, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake is Quindlen at her best - talking to you directly, even as she reports and reflects on her own life. In this boundless and refreshing new work she looks at life from the perspective of a woman in her 50s - heartfelt, insightful, and wise – and says for us what we wish we could have said ourselves.

Anna Quindlen is a novelist and journalist whose work has appeared on fiction, nonfiction and self-help bestseller lists. Her book A Short Guide to a Happy Life has sold more than a million copies. While a columnist at the New York Times she won the Pulitzer Prize and published two collections, Living Out Loud and Thinking Out Loud. Her Newsweek columns were collected in Loud and Clear. She is the author of six novels, Object Lessons, One True Thing, Black and Blue, Blessings, Rise and Shine, and Every Last One.

BOOK: Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: $26 ($23.40 in advance)

Getting A Book:
A signed book is a great gift and a wonderful addition to any personal library. A book voucher is necessary for a signed copy. Purchase your book voucher ahead of time and save 10% off the retail price. Available at The Music Hall box office. Want to read the book before you hear the author speak and still get a discount?  You can buy an unsigned copy as soon as The Music Hall has them available for a 10% discount when you show your ticket to the show at the box office counter.

About Writers on a New England Stage:

Each literary evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth”. Live music performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. Shows are rebroadcast on NH Public Radio. The series is presented by The Music Hall and NHPR in collaboration with Yankee Magazine.


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