Alison Lurie

Alison Lurie

Alison Lurie was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA on September 3rd, 1926 and passed away at the age of 94 on December 3rd, 2020.

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Alison Lurie Stats: The highest rated book by Alison Lurie on Book Notification is Don't Tell the Grown-Ups / Not in Front of the Grown-Ups, a Non-Fiction book. The second-highest rated book is Boys and Girls Forever: Children's Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter, a Non-Fiction book.

The most read book by Alison Lurie on Book Notification is Don't Tell the Grown-Ups / Not in Front of the Grown-Ups, a Non-Fiction book. The second most read book is Boys and Girls Forever: Children's Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Alison Lurie books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

List of Collections in Publication Order

List of Picture Books in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Alison Lurie Anthologies in Publication Order

Alison Lurie: Biography

Alison Lurie (Alison Stewart Lurie) was born on September 3rd, 1926. Alison passed away December 3rd, 2020 at 94 years old. Alison Lurie was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Lurie attended Radcliffe College where she received a bachelor's degree in history and literature.

Alison Lurie (Alison Stewart Lurie) is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 10 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1962 with the novel Love and Friendship. The most recently released novel was Truth and Consequences which was released in 2005.

Alison Lurie also wrote the Non-Fiction Books series which has 7 books including The Language of Clothes and Don't Tell the Grown-Ups / Not in Front of the Grown-Ups.

Alison Lurie earned honorary doctorates from the University of Oxford and University of Nottingham.

Alison Lurie: Awards & Accolades

Lurie's books have won multiple awards, Foreign Affairs won the Pulitzer Prize, Fiction, in 1985. The Truth About Lorin Jones won the Prix Femina étranger, Best Foreign Language Work, in 1989.

Alison Lurie books have also been nominated for multiple awards, Foreign Affairs was nominated for the National Book Awards, Best Fiction, in 1984. The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales was nominated for the World Fantasy Award, Anthology, in 1994.

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  1. Mark Twain, author of the Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn Series.
  2. Jenny Colgan, author of the Christmas Bookshop Series.
  3. Harper Lee, author of the To Kill a Mockingbird Series.
  4. Sue Grafton, author of the Kinsey Millhone Series.
  5. Jane Austen, author of the novel: Pride and Prejudice.

Alison Lurie: F.A.Q

When was Alison Lurie Born?

Alison Lurie was born on September 3rd, 1926.

When did Alison Lurie die?

Alison Lurie died on December 3rd, 2020 at 94 years old.

Where was Alison Lurie Born?

Alison Lurie was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

What book awards has Alison Lurie won?

Foreign Affairs: Pulitzer Prize Fiction (1985).
The Truth About Lorin Jones: Prix Femina étranger Best Foreign Language Work (1989).

What was the first book Alison Lurie wrote?

The first novel written by Alison Lurie was Love and Friendship, published in 1962.

What was the most recent book Alison Lurie wrote?

Her most recently released work was The Cat Agent on October 31st, 2022.

How many books has Alison Lurie written?

Alison Lurie has written 22 books excluding contributions to anthologies. 10 Standalone Novels, 3 books in the Collections, 2 books in the Picture Books, 7 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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