Book List in Order: 8 titles

  • A new novel, funny, wise, moving, true, as only Lisa Alther can write ("she had me laughing at 4 in the morning" --Doris Lessing), set on a cruise ship, about a woman, a doctor in charge of the ship's clinic, recovering from the loss of her longtime ...


  • Stormy Weather & Other Stories is probably as close as Lisa Alther will ever come to writing an autobiography. These stories, written over the course of her career, are set in the three places that have meant the most to her. The first five stories r...


  • This unique three-part novel assumes that, regardless of what Americans learn in school, the Southeast was not a barren wilderness when the English arrived at Jamestown. It was full of Native Americans , other Europeans, and Africans who were there f...


  • The author of Kinflicks narrates the story of a Tennessee woman who comes of age in the fifties and sixties, suffers the early death of her mother, and has relationships with a gay man and a married woman. 35,000 first printing. Tour....


  • A humorous journey from '80s Manhattan to the wild side of small-town living, from bestselling author Lisa Alther Clea Shawn is exhausted by her life: her globe-trotting career as a travel photographer, her successful husband's numerous liaisons, ...


  • Caroline is a giver—as an ER nurse, as devoted lover to her partner, Diane, as a divorced mother of two boys, and as the daughter of world-class do-gooders—but can she accept help from others and still be herself? When trauma cases i...


  • Five childhood friends with big plans face the changing realities of life in Tennessee in the 1960s in this novel from bestselling author Lisa Alther As Sally and Emily Prince and Jed, Raymond, and Donny Tatro sit under their beloved Castle Tree i...


  • Returning home to Hullsport, Tennessee, to visit her dying mother, Ginny Babcock reviews the Kinflicks of her life--the home movies her mother used to make--from adolescence to middle-aged limbo, in an effort to discover herself....