Author Elizabeth Strout on her best-selling book “My Name Is Lucy Barton”


Best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize winner(and Maine native) Elizabeth Strout joined Downtown to talk about her new book, “My Name Is Lucy Barton”. Strout spoke about her writing process and how she discovers a character’s voice, shared some background on the book’s setting, and explained what she thinks is the overarching message in the story.

Ms. Strout also talked about the HBO adaptation of her prize-winning “Olive Kitteridge” and what it was like seeing someone else’s vision of her characters come to life on the screen

“My Name Is Lucy Barton” is currently a top selling hardcover book on the New York Times Best Sellers list and is available online and bookstores now.