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LOCAL>> Elizabeth Strout – Lucy by the Sea
NYT bestselling author launches her new novel with beloved characters
Featured Book: Lucy by the Sea
Join us on September 20 at 5 p.m. PST for Random House Studio Sessions: Elizabeth Strout presents Lucy by the Sea, as the Pulitzer Prize–winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge, My Name Is Lucy Barton, Oh William!, and more virtually launches her new novel, Lucy by the Sea.
Strout will discuss returning to the beloved characters of Lucy Barton and her ex-husband, William, and why their dynamic continues to be such a rich source of inspiration.
Lucy by the Sea follows Lucy and William as they end up stuck together in Maine for several months during lockdown.
Rich with empathy and emotion, the novel vividly captures the fear and struggles that come with isolation, as well as the hope, peace, and possibilities that those long, quiet days can inspire. As always with Strout’s novels, you’ll marvel at the power of human connection, and how the author manages to make ordinary moments feel utterly extraordinary.
This event will be broadcast via Zoom, and each ticket includes a hardcover copy of Lucy by the Sea in addition to event access.
*Signed book plates included to the first 20 ticket holders!
Random House Studio Sessions is our new event series featuring live conversations with the biggest names on your bookshelf, filmed in our studio and broadcast virtually to wherever you are. These authors will take us behind-the-scenes of their latest releases—and give a peek into their own reading and writing practices, too.
We can’t wait for you to join us.
Elizabeth Strout is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lucy by the Sea; Oh William!; Olive, Again; Anything Is Possible, winner of the Story Prize; My Name Is Lucy Barton; The Burgess Boys; Olive Kitteridge, winner of the Pulitzer Prize; Abide with Me; and Amy and Isabelle, winner of the Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction and the Chicago Tribune Heartland Prize. She has also been a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize in London. She lives in Maine.