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Alison Lurie
Alison Lurie is the author of many highly praised novels, including The War Between the Tates, The Truth About Lorin Jones (Prix Femina Etranger), and Foreign Affairs (Pulitzer Prize for fiction). She teaches writing, folklore, and literature at Cornell University.

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*Love and Friendship, 1962
*The Nowhere City, 1965
*Imaginary Friends, 1967
*Real People, 1969
*The War Between the Tates, 1974
*Poems and Plays: V. R. Lang, 1975
*Only Children, 1979
*The Heavenly Zoo: Legends and Tales of the Stars, 1980
*Clever Gretchen, 1980
*Fabulous Beasts, 1981
*The Language of Clothes, 1981
*Foreign Affairs, 1984
*The Truth About Lorin Jones, 1988
*Don't Tell the Grown-Ups: The Subversive Power of Children's Literature, 1990
*Women and Ghosts: Tales, 1994
*The Last Resort, 1998
*The Black Geese: A Baba Yaga Story from Russia, 1999
*Familiar Spirits: A Memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson, 2000
*Boys and Girls Forever, 2002
*Truth and Consequences, 2005