Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair

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Price
$17.95  $16.69
Publisher
Riverhead Books
Publish Date
Pages
112
Dimensions
5.0 X 8.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781594632587

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About the Author

Anne Lamott is the New York Times bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow; Small Victories; Stitches; Some Assembly Required; Grace (Eventually); Plan B; Traveling Mercies; Bird by Bird; Operating Instructions, and the forthcoming Hallelujah Anyway. She is also the author of several 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.

Reviews

"Lamott's pithiest, most insightful book yet, Stitches offers plenty of her characteristic witty wisdom...this slim, readable volume [is] a lens on life, widening and narrowing, encouraging each reader to reflect on what it is, after all, that really matters."
--People

"Laced with stories, full of faith...a hopeful [book]."
--Minneapolis Star Tribune

"The wickedly witty and very funny Lamott...makes you laugh at the same time she makes you think. This collection of moments, memories and spiritual insights is one of her best."
--Denver Post

"Like a warming, hearty sip of soup after a day out in the cold or a candid letter from a friend."
--New York Daily News

"[Stitches] brings the beloved author's trademark compassion, wisdom and tart wit to the question of how to deal with suffering and loss, both public and personal."
--Tampa Bay Times

"Whirling, fuming, blunt, wise, and funny...Lamott's larky yet shrewd needle-and-thread spirituality is realistic and renewing."
--Booklist

"Vintage Lamott: funny, brilliantly self-deprecating, and insightful."
--Publishers Weekly

"Anne's thoughts on human loss and brokenness are served with slices of quirky humor, wisdom and spiritual insight that pulls readers in and won't let them go."
--Examiner.com

Praise for Help, Thanks, Wow

"Charmingly irreverent."
--More magazine

"Filled with Lamott's unique brand of humor, wisdom, and profound spiritual insight . . . She has a gift for putting into words what it means to accept and ultimately embrace the beauty, mystery, and pain that is life."
--San Antonio Express-News

"Prayer is a topic that can quickly turn treacly, but the reader needn't fear that in Lamott's irreverent hands."
--Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Practical and poetic advice on prayer."
--The Oregonian