Lori OstlundLori Ostlund

Books by Lori Ostlund

After the Parade: A Novel

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In the tragicomic spirit of John Irving’s and Elizabeth Strout’s finest novels, Lori Ostlund’s debut is an openhearted contemplation of how we grow up and move on, how we can turn our deepest wounds into our greatest strengths. Written with wit and bursting with vitality, After the Parade is a glorious new anthem for the outsider.

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The Bigness of the WorldThe Bigness of the World: Stories

In Lori Ostlund's debut collection people seeking escape from situations at home venture out into a world that they find is just as complicated and troubled as the one they left behind. In the eleven stories in The Bigness of the World we see that wherever you are in the world, where you came from is never far away.

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