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Annie Dillard is the author of ten books, including the Pulitzer Prize-winner Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, as well as An American Childhood, The Living, and Mornings Like This. She is a member of the Academy of Arts and Letters and has received fellowship grants from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Born in 1945 in Pittsburgh, Dillard attended Hollins College in Virginia. After living for five years in the Pacific Northwest, she returned to the East Coast, where she lives with her family.

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Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek
by Annie Dillard
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize“The book is a form of meditation, written with headlong urgency, about seeing. . . . There is an ambition about her book that I like. . . . It is the ambition to feel.” — Eudora Welty, New York Times Book ReviewPilgrim at Tinker Creek is the story of a dramatic year in Virginia's Roanoke Valley. Annie Dillard...
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Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters
Teaching a Stone to Talk: Expeditions and Encounters
by Annie Dillard
Here, in this compelling assembly of writings, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard explores the world of natural facts and human meanings.
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An American Childhood
An American Childhood
by Annie Dillard
"[An American Childhood] combines the child's sense of wonder with the adult's intelligence and is written in some of the finest prose that exists in contemporary America. It is a special sort of memoir that is entirely successful...This new book is [Annie Dillard's] best, a joyous ode to her own happy childhood."  — Chicago TribuneA...
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The Writing Life
The Writing Life
by Annie Dillard
"For nonwriters, it is a glimpse into the trials and satisfactions of a life spent with words. For writers, it is a warm, rambling, conversation with a stimulating and extraordinarily talented colleague." — Chicago TribuneFrom Pulitzer Prize-winning Annie Dillard, a collection that illuminates the dedication and daring that characterizes...
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Living by Fiction
Living by Fiction
by Annie Dillard
Living by Fiction is written for--and dedicated to--people who love literature. Dealing with writers such as Nabokov, Barth, Coover, Pynchon, Borges, García Márquez, Beckett, and Calvino, Annie Dillard shows why fiction matters and how it can reveal more of the modern world and modern thinking than all the academic sciences combined....
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The Annie Dillard Reader
The Annie Dillard Reader
by Annie Dillard
Annie Dillard -- "one of the most distinctive voices in American letters today" (Boston Globe) -- collects her favorite selections from her own writings in this compact volume. A perfect introduction to one of America's most acclaimed and bestselling authors.
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Categories: All Contemporary Fiction & Literature
The Living: Novel, A
The Living: Novel, A
by Annie Dillard
“Remarkable. . . . A deftly woven narrative saturated with violence, hardship, and triumph. Readers will be richly rewarded, for by the end of this deeply felt novel it is hard to let the frontier town and its people go.”  — San Francisco ChronicleThis New York Times bestselling novel by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annie Dillard is a...
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The Maytrees: A Novel
The Maytrees: A Novel
by Annie Dillard
“Brilliant. . . . A shimmering meditation on the ebb and flow of love.”  —New York Times“In her elegant, sophisticated prose, Dillard tells a tale of intimacy, loss and extraordinary friendship and maturity against a background of nature in its glorious color and caprice. The Maytrees is an intelligent, exquisite novel.” — The Washington...
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For the Time Being
For the Time Being
by Annie Dillard
National Bestseller"Beautifully written and delightfully strange...as earthy as it is sublime...in the truest sense, an eye-opener." --Daily NewsFrom Annie Dillard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and one of the most compelling writers of our time, comes For the Time Being, her most profound narrative to...
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Mornings Like This: Found Poems
Mornings Like This: Found Poems
by Annie Dillard
In Mornings Like This, beloved author Annie Dillard has given us a witty and moving collection of poems in a wholly original form, sure to charm her fans, both old and new. Extracting and rearranging sentences from old and odd books, Dillard has composed ironic poems—some serious, some light—on poetry’s most heartfelt themes of love...
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Encounters with Chinese Writers
Encounters with Chinese Writers
by Annie Dillard
Bizarre encounters between Chinese and American writers
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