Lauren Groff’s 40 Books That Make up Her Brain

Lauren Groff’s 40 Books That Make up Her Brain

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Lauren Groff, the famed novelist and short story author widely known for her works The Monsters of Templeton, Delicate Edible Birds, Arcadia, Fates and Furies, and Florida, is celebrating her fortieth birthday today and, in honor of the reunion of her birth, she took to the Twittersphere to release into the winds a list of forty books that makeup her incredibly vast, brilliant, and talented brain.   I’m 40 today, which is fine!, just a number!, except that I have a problem with thresholds. So I’m going to make myself feel less bummed out by listing 40 of the books that make up my brain, in no particular …

Lauren Groff's 40 Books That Make up Her Brain

Lauren Groff's 40 Books That Make up Her Brain

Book Culture

Lauren Groff, the famed novelist and short story author widely known for her works The Monsters of Templeton, Delicate Edible Birds, Arcadia, Fates and Furies, and Florida, is celebrating her fortieth birthday today and, in honor of the reunion of her birth, she took to the Twittersphere to release into the winds a list of forty books that makeup her incredibly vast, brilliant, and talented brain.   I’m 40 today, which is fine!, just a number!, except that I have a problem with thresholds. So I’m going to make myself feel less bummed out by listing 40 of the books that make up my brain, in no particular …

‘Fates and Furies’ vs. ‘Fire And Fury’: Lauren Groff Weighs in

‘Fates and Furies’ vs. ‘Fire And Fury’: Lauren Groff Weighs in

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Lauren Groff, the author of the National Book Award-nominated novel Fates and Furies, has responded hilariously to similarities in the title of her acclaimed novel and that of the incendiary tell-all Fire and Fury, which offers an insider look at Trump’s White House. “It’d be excellent if ten percent of all the people who want to read that other book with F. and Fury in its title accidentally bought my novel instead,” she said in a tweet on January 4th, followed by another on January 5th drawing comparisons not only between the titles of the two works but also the central figures. …