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Love this review in the San Jose Mercury News

“Among the many fine fiction releases crowding the market this fall, Lori Ostlund’s new novel stands out from the crowd.” To read the full Books by the May review, go here.

Interview on Dead Darlings

Thanks to Marc Foster at Dead Darlings for asking wonderful questions.


Lots of lists, for which I am very appreciative: Buzzfeed: “19 Awesome New Books…” HelloGiggles: Read More

BUSTLE’s Favorite 17 Books of September

This is a wonderful list of books that are coming out this month. “Aaron’s hero’s Read More

Where I Write

Scribner Magazine asked me to write a short piece about my writing space, which is known as the dungeon in our house, and provide a picture.

Center for Fiction Shortlist!

I love the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize longlist and am thrilled that AFTER THE PARADE made it to the shortlist!

Publishers Weekly Review

And this from PW: “On a sentence-by-sentence level, Ostlund’s prose is unmatched—smart, resonant, and imbued with beauty.”

Booklist Review

I love this Booklist (starred) review and especially like how it emphasizes entirely different aspects Read More

The first review of After the Parade: a star from Kirkus!

“Everything here aches, from the lucid prose to the sensitively treated characters to their beautiful Read More

THE MILLIONS: most anticipated books of the second half of 2015

What a great list!