Lorrie Moore Reading
In 1985, Lorrie Moore’s first collection of short stories, Self-Help, was published by Knopf, producing reviews comparing her to everyone from Grace Paley to Woody Allen. Subsequent books include Anagrams (1986), Like Life (1990), Who Will Run the Frog Hospital? (1994), Birds of America (1998) and A Gate at the Stairs (2009). Her stories and reviews have appeared in The New Yorker and The New York Review of Books and in annuals such as The O’Henry Awards and The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike.