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Elizabeth Strout: Reading and book signing: Anything is Possible

Goucher College

Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout presents her New York Times bestseller, Anything is Possible, with an unforgettable cast of small-town characters coping with love and loss; named one of Entertainment Weekly’s “10 Best Books of 2017 So Far”.

Recalling Olive Kitteridge in its richness, structure, and complexity, Anything Is Possible explores the whole range of human emotion through the intimate dramas of people struggling to understand themselves and others.

Here are two sisters: One trades self-respect for a wealthy husband while the other finds in the pages of a book a kindred spirit who changes her life. The janitor at the local school has his faith tested in an encounter with an isolated man he has come to help; a grown daughter longs for mother love even as she comes to accept her mother’s happiness in a foreign country; and the adult Lucy Barton (the heroine of My Name Is Lucy Barton, the author’s celebrated New York Times bestseller) returns to visit her siblings after seventeen years of absence.

Reverberating with the deep bonds of family, and the hope that comes with reconciliation, Anything Is Possible again underscores Elizabeth Strout’s place as one of America’s most respected and cherished authors.

Elizabeth Strout is the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Olive Kitteridge; the #1 New York Times bestseller My Name Is Lucy Barton; The Burgess Boys, a New York Times bestseller; Abide with Me, a national bestseller and Book Sense pick; and Amy and Isabelle, which won 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 England. Her short stories have been published in a number of magazines, including The New Yorker and O: The Oprah Magazine. She lives in New York City.

Free and open to the public, but tickets must be reserved for this evening event at www.goucher.edu/tickets. For more information, contact the Kratz Center at kratz@goucher.edu.






Event Details

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 8:00pm


Goucher College
Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College
1021 Dulaney Valley Rd
Towson, MD 21204

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