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Revisiting 'Dusk, Night, Dawn' With Anne Lamott On Wednesday's Access Utah

In her new book, “Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage,” Anne Lamott explores the tough questions that many of us are grappling with. How can we recapture the confidence we once had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly bleak? As bad news piles up—from climate crises to daily assaults on civility—how can we cope? Where, she asks, “do we start to get our world and joy and hope and our faith in life itself back . . . with our sore feet, hearing loss, stiff fingers, poor digestion, stunned minds, broken hearts?”
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Pikes Pick: Bestselling memoirist, novelist Anne Lamott to speak in Denver

One of my favorite authors, Anne Lamott, will be at Denver's Paramount Theatre Oct. 8. She's the author of bestselling memoirs and self-help books, such as "Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life" and "Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith," and novels, including "Rosie" and "Blue Shoe." Her latest book, "Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage," was released in March. Tickets are $35-$79.50. Go online to paramountdenver.com. — Jennifer Mulson, The Gazette.
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Anne Lamott and husband Neal Allen manage writing and marriage together

In their first exchange on an online dating website, Neal Allen happened to casually mention to his would-be date that he was working on a book. That might impress some women. But the Lagunitas resident was chatting up Anne Lamott, the celebrated and beloved best-selling author of nearly 20 books, a former Guggenheim Fellow and California Hall of Fame inductee, and the subject of a 1999 documentary. Anne Lamott, with more than 240,000 followers on Twitter, and a fan Twitter profile dedicated to sharing Lamott’s quotes and musings with almost 32,000 followers. Anne Lamott, with more than 601,000 followers on Facebook, where her posts get liked, commented on and shared hundreds of times.
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Fairfax authors Anne Lamott and Neal Allen manage writing, marriage

In their first exchange on an online dating website, Neal Allen happened to casually mention to his would-be date that he was working on a book. That might impress some women. But the Lagunitas resident was chatting up Anne Lamott, the celebrated and beloved best-selling author of nearly 20 books, a former Guggenheim Fellow and California Hall of Fame inductee, and the subject of a 1999 documentary. Anne Lamott, with more than 240,000 followers on Twitter, and a fan Twitter profile dedicated to sharing Lamott’s quotes and musings with almost 32,000 followers. Anne Lamott, with more than 601,000 followers on Facebook, where her posts get liked, commented on and shared hundreds of times.
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SF LIFE: Moms, Anne Lamott, Theatre & Dance, Live Events!

Happy Mom’s Day weekend Tomatoes! We found a few local gift ideas if you are still shopping, or just bookmark them for future gifting. We’re practically jumping up and down for joy over the blossoming number of live shows and events coming right around the corner. Virtual offerings are still hanging in strong, and you will love Anne Lamott online thanks to Book Passage. Ready to head out into the world? SMUIN ballet and Palo Alto Players are ready to entertain. And with outdoor mask orders expected to be lifted shortly, we’re also breathing sighs of relief. The weather is beautiful so get out and (safely) enjoy yourselves.
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Mon 9 AM | 'Dusk, Night, Dawn:' Anne Lamott On Twilight And Darkness

It's a bit hard to profile a writer as prolific as Anne Lamott. She's written so many books, fiction and non, for so many readers. Lamott is a progressive activist, a Christian, and a generous giver of her time to radio interviewers. So we get to spend most of an hour with her, talking about her latest work, on staying positive--or at least in motion--in dark times. It's called Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage.
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Anne Lamott on the hard work of forgiveness and renewal

What does it mean to forgive the unforgivable? How do we find a spark of hope when the darkness overwhelms?. These are the questions Anne Lamott explores in her new book, “Dusk, Night, Dawn.” With her trademark mix of honesty and humor, Lamott is the first to say these questions are impossible. But she also leads the reader to gentle moments of renewal and tells stories from her own life about how dawn often comes right when the darkness feels interminable.
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'Dusk Night Dawn': Anne Lamott On Recapturing Hope In Dark Times

Anne Lamott has authored some 19 books over the years. She explores the thorny issues of faith, motherhood, childhood, addiction and sobriety. In her latest book, "Dusk Night Dawn: On Revival and Courage," she posits some questions: How can we recapture the confidence we once had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly bleak? How do we cope as bad news piles up? When do we get our sense of ourselves and our safety back? And how did we get so much older so fast?
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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.
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"Dusk, Night, Dawn": Anne Lamott On Finding Hope & Courage

Tom's guest now is the best-selling novelist and essayist, Anne Lamott. She is the author of 19 books, the latest of which is replete with all the hallmarks that have made her such a popular writer for so long. It is funny and compassionate and personal and insightful and loving.
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'Dusk, Night, Dawn' With Anne Lamott On Wednesday's Access Utah

In her new book, “Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage,” Anne Lamott explores the tough questions that many of us are grappling with. How can we recapture the confidence we once had as we stumble through the dark times that seem increasingly bleak? As bad news piles up—from climate crises to daily assaults on civility—how can we cope? Where, she asks, “do we start to get our world and joy and hope and our faith in life itself back . . . with our sore feet, hearing loss, stiff fingers, poor digestion, stunned minds, broken hearts?” We begin, Lamott says, by accepting our flaws and embracing our humanity. Drawing from her own experiences, Lamott shows us the intimate and human ways we can adopt to move through life’s dark places and toward the light of hope that still burns ahead for all of us. “Yes, these are times of great illness and distress,” she says. “Yet the center may just hold.”
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Anne Lamott ponders life’s third act in ‘Dusk, Night, Dawn’

Here we are in the winter of 2021: homebound, isolated, and anxiety-ridden. We’re beginning the second year of COVID-19 — not to mention a time of massive unemployment, political unrest, and a long-overdue racial reckoning — and many are eager for solace. Into this strange and unsettling climate Anne Lamott, the prolific, inspirational author from Marin County, Calif., delivers her latest book, “Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage” — in which she posits, genuinely: “Where on earth do we start to get our world and joy and hope and our faith in life itself back?”
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Anne Lamott reflects on the popularity of her spiritual books and how she became ‘a pretty decent writer’

“Dusk Night Dawn: On Revival and Courage” is Anne Lamott’s 19th book, her 12th faith-based essay collection and a strong contender for her 16th bestseller. Even now, during our culture’s most fractured time, Lamott remains a paragon of seemingly irreconcilable attributes and beliefs. A devoted grandmother and recovering drug addict, Jesus-loving Sunday school teacher and Guggenheim fellow, 12-stepping TED talker and small-town writer whose book sales top 4 million, Lamott is that rare bird, a progressive stalwart beloved in coastal cities and flyover hamlets alike.
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Anne Lamott on Writing a Book for Those Feeling Hopeless

Anne Lamott is the bestselling author of seven novels, including Imperfect Birds and Rosie. A past recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and an inductee to the California Hall of Fame, she lives in Northern California. Her latest books is Dusk, Night, Dawn. *. Lit Hub: Who do you most wish...
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How to Be More Hopeful, With Anne Lamott

Even with the light of the vaccine on the horizon, it can be hard to keep pushing through the stress and anxiety that the pandemic has brought us. That’s why this week we’re speaking with the ever-inspiring Anne Lamott—progressive political activist, writer, and bestselling author of such books as Bird by Bird, Traveling Mercies, and Operating Instructions. Anne’s latest book is called Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage, and she joins us this week to talk about how we can find hope, even in the most challenging times.