Lorrie Moore

Lorrie Moore, after serving for almost three decades as the Delmore Schwartz Professor in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, has been named the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. Moore has received numerous grants and awards, from among others: the Lannan Foundation, the National Books Critics Circle, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Her most recent novel, A Gate at the Stairs, was shortlisted for the 2010 Orange Prize.

Books by Lorrie Moore

How To Become a Writer

Published: June 2015

A literary gem of fiction: a wryly witty deconstruction of tips for aspiring writers.

Self-Help

Published: May 2015

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Bark

Published: March 2015

A literary moment and celebration - a new collection by one of America's most beloved and admired short story writers; her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America.

Bark

Published: March 2014

A literary moment and celebration - a new collection by one of America's most beloved and admired short story writers; her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America

Bark

Published: March 2014

A literary moment and celebration - a new collection by one of America's most beloved and admired short story writers; her first in fifteen years, since Birds of America

Self-Help

Published: November 2010

This absorbing, ironic, bitter-sweet collection of nine stories marked Lorrie Moore's talented debut. Sharp, cruel and funny, the stories are presented as a highly idiosyncratic guide to female existence: 'How to be an Other Woman', 'How to Talk to Your Mother (Notes)', 'How to Become a Writer', 'The Kid's Guide to Divorce'.

Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?

Published: November 2010

The brilliantly funny and sharply observant novel from one of the most acclaimed American writers of her generation.

Anagrams

Published: June 2010

In Anagrams, Lorrie Moore deftly weaves a complex plot with sensitivity and razor-sharp wit.

Like Life

Published: June 2010

In this brilliant collection of stories Lorrie Moore addresses herself to a contemporary emotional dilemma - the widening gulf between men and women, and the simultaneous yearning for and fear of closeness.

A Gate at the Stairs

Published: April 2010

Lorrie Moore turns her eye on the anxiety and disconnection of modern America.

A Gate at the Stairs

Published: October 2009

In her dazzling new novel - her first in over a decade - Laurie Moore turns her eye on the anxiety and disconnection of modern America.

A Gate at the Stairs

Published: September 2009

In her dazzling new novel - her first in over a decade - Laurie Moore turns her eye on the anxiety and disconnection of modern America.

The Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore

Published: June 2009

A wonderful collection from one of the most acclaimed and influential writers of her generation.

Collected Stories of Lorrie Moore

Published: May 2008

A wonderful new collection from one of the most acclaimed and influential writers of her generation.

Who Will Run the Frog Hospital?

Published: July 2005

Like Life

Published: July 2005

Birds of America

Published: July 2005

With her characteristic wit and piercing intelligence she unfolds a series of portraits of the lost and unsettled of America, and with a trademark humor that fuels each story with pathos and understanding.

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