Anne Lamott is a best-selling American novelist and non-fiction writer. She was the subject of Freida Lee's 1999 documentary Bird by Bird with Annie:A Film Portrait of Writer Annie Lamott. Her previous works include: Blue Shoe, Crooked Little Heart and Imperfect Birds.
Anne Lamott is a best-selling American novelist and non-fiction writer. She was the subject of Freida Lee's 1999 documentary Bird by Bird with Annie:A Film Portrait of Writer Annie Lamott. Her previous works include: Blue Shoe, Crooked Little Heart and Imperfect Birds. See less
The following is a personality profile of Anne Lamott based on her work.
Anne Lamott is social and unpretentious.
She is empathetic, she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. She is assertive as well: she tends to speak up and take charge of situations, and she is comfortable leading groups. But, Anne Lamott is also intermittent: she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time.
More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for discovery.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. She is also relatively unconcerned with taking pleasure in life: she prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment.
It's hard to describe something as both "simple and eloquent", but Ms. Lamott has produced yet another book that is both. Her three simple prayers summarize, for this reader anyway, a spiritual ... Read More
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
All the information that young writers need to hear is packed into this one, short, enormously witty book! Anne Lamott delivers much-needed advice, practice, and motivation to beginning writers, ... Read More
Anne Lamott is so open and funny and she is disarming. This book makes you think and appreciate. I have recommended it to numerous friends and I have given it as gifts to all of my children. It is ... Read More
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