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Anne Lamott is known for her quirky, opinionated and decidedly left-wing take on life. The author of nine previous books, including Hard Laughter and Operating Instructions, Lamott has earned a devoted following — especially among baby boomers — for her essays on faith and everyday life.
Listen: Hear Lamott Read an Excerpt from 'Plan B'
In her newest collection of personal dispatches, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith, the author picks up where her last book, the bestselling Traveling Mercies, left off. She speaks with NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates.