More Mother-Daughter Discoveries for Fans of Elizabeth Strout’s I Am Lucy Barton

Shelf RenewalAs in her powerful debut, Amy and Isabelle, Elizabeth Strout’s new novel, My Name is Lucy Barton, mines the complex relationships between mothers and daughters, exploring the cracks and crevices where unconditional love can hide. Readers who can’t get enough perspective on these complex relationships will enjoy these moving explorations.

And Now You Can Go, by Vendela Vidamy name is lucy barton

Anywhere But Here, by Mona Simpson

Bay of Angels, by Anita Brookner

Beloved, by Toni Morrison

Breath, Eyes, Memory, by Edwidge Danticat

Girl in Translation, by Jean Kwok

The Glass Castle, by Jeannette Wallsyear of magical thinking

The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan

The Patron Saint of Liars, by Ann Patchett

Sights Unseen, by Kaye Gibbons

Terms of Endearment, by Larry McMurtry

The Year of Magical Thinking, by Joan Didion



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Karen Kleckner Keefe is the director of the Hinsdale (IL) Public Library, a Booklist reviewer, and one of Library Journal's 2009 "Movers and Shakers." Follow her on Twitter at @KarenKleckner.

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