Friday Morning Bookclub

January 5, 2010

Next Month’s Book: Olive Kitteridge

Filed under: Olive Kitteridge — susanbright @ 3:27 pm

Olive Kitteridge  is Elizabeth Strout’s third novel and like the other two is already a must read  book.  Strout’s first book  Amy and Isabelle, won the 1999 L.A. Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction. Her second book Abide With Me, became a best seller and in April, Strout was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for Olive Kitteridge. Elizabeth Strout grew up in New Hampshire and Maine,  graduated from Bates College and has a law degree and a Certificate of Gerontology from Syracuse University.

Olive Kitteridge is a collection of short stories about Olive, a seventh grade math teacher , her pharmacist husband Henry, their son Christopher and life in Crosby, Maine.


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