Posted on 11/26/2019 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Elizabeth Strout has explained previously that she hadn’t intended to return to Olive Kitteridge, the prickly heroine of her 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name.
But, of course, Olive had a mind of her own, and thus Olive, Again — a New York Times bestseller and resident of many a best-of-2019 list — was born.
Strout describes her re-encounter with Olive in more detail in the Guardian’s latest books podcast, which you can listen to on the newspaper’s website.
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