Anne Lamott

Cleveland Jewish News

Anne Lamott offers advice at Cleveland event

Tell a new story. That’s the advice writer Anne Lamott gave some 400 people at the Mimi Ohio Theater at Playhouse Square in downtown Cleveland. She came to Cleveland on March 16 to promote her new book, “Dusk Night Dawn: On Revival and Courage.” I had the pleasure of hosting the event.
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Bryan Series: Writer Anne Lamott talks about pandemic, Ukraine

GREENSBORO — In the latest Guilford College Bryan Series lecture, writer Anne Lamott spoke Tuesday night at the Steven Tanger Center for the Performing Arts. Lamott spoke of the need for love and community coming out of the pandemic and into a war in Ukraine. Earlier in the day, Lamott shared tips on writing with Guilford students on campus.
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Victoria Advocate

Bible verse - Romans Rom.11:4-6; quote by Anne Lamott

But what saith the answer of God unto him? I have reserved to myself seven thousand men, who have not bowed the knee to the image of Baal. Even so then at this present time also there is a remnant according to the election of grace. And if by grace, then is it no more of works: otherwise grace is no more grace. But if it be of works, then is it no more grace: otherwise work is no more work.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Anne Lamott adeptly balances anger and joy in 'Dusk Night Dawn'

Back in the day, one of my writing professors assigned Anne Tyler’s most recent novel. It wasn’t a great read, and there was some grumbling, but the professor said, “Look, even less-than-stellar Anne Tyler is better than most any other author we could read.”. I understood immediately. All readers treasure...
Cape Gazette

Authors Anne Lamott and Neal Allen to appear at Lewes library Aug. 23

The Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books will welcome authors and spouses Anne Lamott and Neal Allen for a discussion and book signing at 5 p.m., Monday, Aug. 23. The event will be offered in a hybrid format, available both in person at the library, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, and online via Zoom. All spaces are filled for in-person attendance.

Anne Lamott on coping with "existential exhaustion," from the healing power of Target to forgiveness

Dusk Night Dawn by Anne Lamott (photo illustration by Salon/Sam Lamott/Riverhead Books) "That's really all I write about, is hope and despair," says Anne Lamott. Clearly, she was born into the era she was meant for. The bestselling author of durable classics like "Bird by Bird" and "Operating Instructions" is back once more with a new book, a new(ish) marriage and very much the same curiosity, humanity and sense of humor that been her brand for nearly 30 years. "Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage" considers friendship, forgiveness, aging and the collective "existential exhaustion" that haunts us.