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Happy Forty-Thirteenth Birthday, Annie

Posted at 5:58 AM on April 10, 2007 by John Birge
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Anne Lamott is in town to read from her new essay collection, Grace (Eventually). When her last book Plan B came out, I interviewed her on Mother's Day about motherhood, something she's been a keen observer of since her bestselling book Operating Instructions, detailing life with her then newborn son Sam. She's also been a contributor to my annual Thanksgiving special Giving Thanks both last year and in 2002.

Follow the links above to hear those interviews, or find your way to the at Barnes and Noble in Edina tonight at 7:30 for the reading (and party, as Anne mentioned in an email that today is --as she put it -- her "forty-thirteenth birthday").