Lucia Berlin

About

Lucia Berlin (1936-2004) worked brilliantly but sporadically throughout the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. Her stories are inspired by her early childhood in various Western mining towns; her glamorous teenage years in Santiago, Chile; three failed marriages; a lifelong problem with alcoholism; her years spent in Berkeley, New Mexico, and Mexico City; and the various jobs she later held to support her writing and her four sons. Sober and writing steadily by the 1990s, she took a visiting writer's post at the University of Colorado Boulder in 1994 and was soon promoted to associate professor. In 2001, in failing health, she moved to Southern California to be near her sons. She died in 2004 in Marina del Rey. Her posthumous collection, A Manual for Cleaning Women, was named one of the New York Times Book Review's Ten Best Books of 2015.

Titles

Where I Live Now: Stories 1993-1998

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A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories

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Evening in Paradise: More Stories

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So Long: Stories 1987-1992

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Phantom Pain

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Bienvenida a Casa / Welcome Home

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