books by Anne Lamott

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Whiskey's Children
Jack Erdmann, Larry Kearney

Vernal Press, 1995

An intimate glimpse into the soul of Jack Erdmann, an intelligent, charismatic man who also happens to be a fourth-generation alcoholic, Whiskey's Children recounts Jack's journey from the pain and despair of addiction to the miracle of recovery.


Imperfect Birds Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
Anne Lamott, 2009

A powerful and redemptive novel of love and family, from the author of the bestselling Blue Shoe, Grace (Eventually), and Operating Instructions. Rosie Ferguson is seventeen and ready to enjoy the summer before her senior year of high school. She's intelligent-she aced AP physics; athletic-a former state-ranked tennis doubles champion; and beautiful. She is, in short, everything her mother, Elizabeth, hoped she could be. The family's move to ...


Anne Lamott

Brilliance Audio, 2012

A New York Times Bestselling Author -- Insightful and honest as only Anne Lamott can be, Help, Thanks, Wow is the everyday faith book that new Lamott readers will love and longtime Lamott fans will treasure. Anne Lamott has coalesced everything she knows about prayer to these fundamentals: Three prayers -- asking for assistance from a higher power, appreciating what we have that is good, and feeling awe at the world around us -- can get us ...


The Hope and Renewal Collection
Anne Lamott

Riverhead Hardcover, 2014

In this special boxed set, bestselling author Anne Lamott chronicles our human search to understand faith, hope, and prayer. In her  New York Times  bestselling  Help, Thanks, Wow , Lamott identifies the three simple prayers that help us get through tough times, overcome everyday struggles, and face the hard work of everyday life. In  Stitches , she explores what we can do when life lurches out of balance and we struggle to find ways to ...


Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
Anne Lamott

Anchor / Random House, 1995


By Anne Lamott - Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair (9/29/13)
Anne Lamott

Riverhead Books, 2013

"Lamott's ...most insightful book yet, "Stitches "offers plenty of her characteristic witty wisdom...this slim, readable volume [is] a lens on life, widening and narrowing, encouraging each reader to reflect on what it is, after all, that really matters."--"People" What do we do when life lurches out of balance? How can we reconnect to one other and to what's sustaining, when evil and catastrophe seem inescapable? These questions lie at the ...


A House with No Roof: After My Father's Assassination, A Memoir
Rebecca Wilson

Counterpoint, 2011

In 1966, Rebecca Wilson’s father, a Union Leader and civil rights activist, was assassinated on the street in San Francisco. Rebecca—known throughout as “Becky”—was three years old. A House with No Roof is Wilson’s gripping memoir of how the murder of her father propelled her family into a life-long search for solace and understanding. Following her father’s death, Becky’s mother, Barbara, desperate for closure and peace, uproots ...


By Anne Lamott Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith (1st First Edition) [Hardcover]
Anne Lamott

Pantheon, 1999


Traveling Mercies
Anne Lamott

Pantheon, 1999


When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair: 50 Ways to Feel Thin, Gorgeous, and Happy (When You Feel ...

Hachette Books, 2010

From the bestselling author of Women Food and God! Geneen Roth's pioneering books were among the first to link emotional eating and perpetual dieting with deeply personal issues that go far beyond weight and body image. In When You Eat at the Refrigerator, Pull Up a Chair , Roth tackles the secret ways in which we undermine our best intentions. She shows us fifty simple, effective ways to feel gorgeous and powerful no matter what--in chapters ...


Between Mothers and Sons: Women Writers Talk about Having Sons and Raising Men

Scribner, 1999

The challenge for mothers of sons is to realize that because we do not share a sexual identity, that because we have not grown up in a male body, we cannot presume to understand everything there is to know about our sons' worlds. -- Patricia Stevens In this absolutely superb collection of mothers' personal narratives, some classic writers, as well as exciting new voices, ponder the conflicts and joys of raising sons. Patricia Stevens's ...


Grace (Eventually) (Lib)(CD)
Anne Lamott

Books on Tape, 2007

The sharp, funny, and heartfelt follow-up to her bestselling Plan B , Anne Lamott's newest collection is a personal exploration of the faith and grace all around us. In Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith , Lamott examines the ways we're caught in life's most daunting predicaments: love, mothering, work, politics, and maybe toughest of all, evolving from who we are to who we were meant to be. This is a complicated process for most of us, ...


Small Victories
Anne Lamott

Books On Tape, 2014


What Would You Do If You Had No Fear?: Living Your Dreams While Quakin' in Your Boots [With Headphones] ...
Diane Conway

Findaway World, 2009

Author Diane Conway has a gift: she disarms people with a combination of raw emotional honesty and outrageous, heartfelt humor. Using this gift, asking, "What would you do if you had no fear?" Conway approaches the police officer, the waitress, the politician, the lawyer, the cab driver. They tell her their secrets, their long-hidden dreams and fears. Chronicled in her book, these people's stories are inspiring, surprising, crazy, and sometimes ...


Operating Instructions: A Journal of My Son's First Year (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
Anne Lamott

Ballantine Books, 1994

It seems no mother of a newborn has ever been more hilarious, more honest, or more touching than Ann Lamott is in OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. A single parent whose baby's father is out of the picture, Lamott struggles not only to support her little family by her wits and her writing, but to stay sober at the same time. Faith in God helps; so does her loyal band of helpers, from her childless best friend Pammy to her mother and "Aunt Dudu" to the ...


Anne Lamott

Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 2014


The Church of 80% Sincerity
David Roche

David Roche, 2012

The Church of 80% Sincerity shares the inspiring, poignant, wickedly funny, and sometimes heartbreaking story of motivational speaker David Roche's journey from shame to self-acceptance. Born with a severe facial deformity, David has had a life that's been anything but easy. Still, over time he's learned to accept his gifts as well as his flaws, and to see that, sometimes, they are one and the same. In this compelling book, he shares his ...


Some Assembly Required: A Journal of My Son's First Son
Anne Lamott, Sam Lamott

Riverhead Hardcover, 2012

In Some Assembly Required , Anne Lamott enters a new and unexpected chapter of her own life: grandmotherhood. Stunned to learn that her son, Sam, is about to become a father at nineteen, Lamott begins a journal about the first year of her grandson Jax's life. In careful and often hilarious detail, Lamott and Sam-about whom she first wrote so movingly in Operating Instructions -struggle to balance their changing roles with the demands of ...


Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood
Camille Peri, Kate Moses

Villard, 1999

From the editors of the cutting-edge online magazine Salon come provocative essays that take an unflinching look at the gritty truths and unreserved pleasures of contemporary motherhood. Mothers Who Think: Tales of Real-Life Parenthood , which grew out of Salon's popular daily department of the same name, comprises nearly forty essays by writers grappling with the new and compelling ideas that motherhood has dangled before them. Elevating the ...



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