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Alice Sebold AudioBooks
Latest Release: Lucky
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Alice Sebold Alice Sebold Q&A
Alice Sebold's luminous debut novel, The Lovely Bones, caused quite a sensation, deservedly becoming the "It" novel of 2002 and a runaway bestseller. Lucky, Sebold's powerful, unflinching memoir about a brutal rape she suffered in college, is now coming to audio. In an exclusive Barnes & Noble.com audio Q&A, Sebold discusses her writing and her experiences.



Q: Many years passed before you began writing your memoir about the rape you experienced in college. How did you come to write Lucky? Was it something you planned on doing? Once you began writing did it just flow, or were there any false starts?

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Q: You read Lucky yourself for the audiobook. What did you think of the process of reading it?

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Q: Other than getting your story out, what purpose did you have in mind when you wrote Lucky? What would you like listeners to take away from it?

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Q: How much did your own experiences play into your novel, The Lovely Bones?

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Q: You've had a long road to "overnight success." Do you have any advice for aspiring novelists?

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Q: What authors inspire you?

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Q: Anyone who has read Lucky and The Lovely Bones is, no doubt, anxiously awaiting your next book. What are you working on now?

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