Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout
Series: Olive Kitteridge Book 2
Genre: Contemporary Fiction
Length: 304 pages
Audiobook Length: 12 hours and 14 minutes
First Published: 2019
The iconic Olive struggles to understand not only herself and her own life but also the lives of those around her in the town of Crosby, Maine. Whether with a teenager coming to terms with the loss of her father, a young woman about to give birth during a hilariously inopportune moment, a nurse who confesses a secret high school crush, or a lawyer who struggles with an inheritance she does not want to accept, the unforgettable Olive will continue to startle us, to move us, and to inspire moments of transcendent grace.
Quotes from Olive, Again
When you get old, you become invisible. It’s just the truth. And yet it’s freeing in a way.
I think our job–maybe even our ‘duty’–is to–To bear the burden of the mystery with as much grace as we can.
Her son had married his mother, as all men—in some form or other—eventually do.
About Elizabeth Strout
Elizabeth Strout is the author is a bestelling author whose works include Olive Kitteridge and it’s sequel, Olive, Again, Abide With Me, Amy and Isabelle, and My Name is Lucy Barton. She splits her time between Maine and New York City. Visit the author’s website →