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Elinor Lipman's sharp, funny, life-enhancing fiction is loved by readers everywhere, and by writers as varied as Anita Shreve and Nigella Lawson, Maggie O`Farrell and Carol Shields. Her novels include The Inn at Lake Devine, Isabel`s Bed and The Way Men Act, and, most recently, My Latest Grievance: three are currently in development as feature films. Lipman`s novel Then She Found Me was the basis for a major film of the same name, released in 2008. She divides her time between Massachusetts and New York City.
A gentle story of complicated relationships, very American – language, characters, life-style, every aspect – and very entertaining. With a light touch, amusing and witty dialogue amongst largely intelligent people, it’s certainly one of her best. Comparison: Elizabeth Berg, Anne Tyler, Laurie Graham.