I’ll Take You There

I’ll Take You There

Purchase Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound Powell’s   Against a kaleidoscopic convergence of Hollywood iconography and one family’s shared secrets, I’ll Take You There tells a deeply affecting, generations-spanning story of one man’s life—and of the remarkable women who impacted it. Lamb’s stunning new novel stands as a testament to the power of family, the resilience of love, and the enduring magic of movies. Metabook, the...

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We Are Water

We Are Water

Purchase Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound Powell’s We Are Water is a disquieting and ultimately uplifting novel about a marriage, a family, and human resilience in the face of tragedy, from Wally Lamb, the New York Times bestselling author of The Hour I First Believed and I Know This Much Is True. After 27 years of marriage and three children, Anna Oh—wife, mother, outsider artist—has fallen in love with Viveca, the wealthy Manhattan...

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Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story

Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story

Purchase Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound Powell’s It’s 1964 and ten-year-old Felix is sure of a few things: the birds and the bees are puzzling, television is magical, and this is one Christmas he’ll never forget. LBJ and Lady Bird are in the White House, Meet the Beatles is on everyone’s turntable, and Felix Funicello (distant cousin of the iconic Annette ) is doing his best to navigate fifth grade–easier...

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The Hour I First Believed

The Hour I First Believed

Purchase Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound Powell’s Wally Lamb’s two previous novels, She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, struck a chord with readers. They responded to the intensely introspective nature of the books, and to their lively narrative styles and biting humor. One critic called Wally Lamb a modern-day Dostoevsky, whose characters struggle not only with their respective pasts, but with a mocking,...

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I’ll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison

I’ll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison

Purchase Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound Powell’s In 2003 Wally Lamb–the author of two of the most beloved novels of our time, She’s Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True–published Couldn’t Keep It to Myself, a collection of essays by the students in his writing workshop at the maximum-security York Correctional Institution, Connecticut’s only prison for women. Writing, Lamb discovered, was a way for...

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Couldn’t Keep It To Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters

Couldn’t Keep It To Myself: Testimonies from Our Imprisoned Sisters

Purchase Amazon Barnes & Noble IndieBound Powell’s In a stunning work of insight and hope, New York Times bestselling author Wally Lamb once again reveals his unmatched talent for finding humanity in the lost and lonely and celebrates the transforming power of the written word. For several years, Lamb has taught writing to a group of women prisoners at York Correctional Institution in Connecticut. In this unforgettable collection, the...

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