Meet Elinor Lipman

  • February 15, 2017

The author of On Turpentine Lane comes to DC on Fri., Feb. 17th, at 7PM.


Lipman’s 11th novel is a classic romantic comedy in the vein of Then She Found Me, her second book, which was adapted for the 2008 film. The narrative follows 32-year-old Faith Frankel, a woman as earnest and open as her name suggests, through a slightly unsettled period of readjustment in her hometown. Waiting for her fiancé to finish his crowdfunded cross-country walk, Faith writes institutional thank-you letters, deals with her mother, and buys a house that comes with some odd leftovers in the attic. Feeling as if her real life is in hiatus, Faith regains a sense of purpose through a budding friendship with a colleague.

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