Elinor Lipman

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Elinor Lipman

Elinor is the author of thirteen books of fiction and nonfiction, including The Inn at Lake Devine, Isabel’s Bed, The Family Man, The View from Penthouse B, and I Can’t Complain: (All Too) Personal Essays, and most recently, On Turpentine Lane. Her rhyming tweets were published in 2012 as Tweet Land of Liberty: Irreverent Rhymes from the Political Circus. She has taught at Simmons College, Hampshire College and Smith College in the US, and was in 2011–2012 Elizabeth Drew Professor in creative writing at Smith College. Her novel, Then She Found Me, was adapted into a 2008 feature film starring Helen Hunt, Colin Firth and Bette Midler.