Biography

Elizabeth Berg

Elizabeth Berg is the author of many bestselling novels as well as two works of nonfiction. OPEN HOUSE was an Oprah’s Book Club selection, DURABLE GOODS and JOY SCHOOL were selected as ALA Best Books of the Year, and TALK BEFORE SLEEP was short-listed for an Abby Award. Her bestsellers also include THE YEAR OF PLEASURES, THE DAY I ATE WHATEVER I WANTED, and DREAM WHEN YOU'RE FEELING BLUE. Berg has been honored by both the Boston Public Library and the Chicago Public Library and is a popular speaker at various venues around the country. She lives near Chicago.

Elizabeth Berg

Books by Elizabeth Berg

by Elizabeth Berg - Fiction, Historical Fiction

At the beginning of this powerful novel, we meet Aurore Dupin as she is leaving her estranged husband, a loveless marriage, and her family’s estate in the French countryside, to start a new life in Paris. There, she gives herself a new name --- George Sand --- and pursues her dream of becoming a writer, embracing an unconventional and even scandalous lifestyle.

by Elizabeth Berg - Fiction, Women's Fiction

Cecilia Ross is looking for a change. She has decided to take time off from her job as a successful motivational speaker and sell her home. She moves in to a beautiful old house in St. Paul, Minnesota, complete with a big front porch, a wild garden, a chef's kitchen --- and three roommates. The four women are different ages, but all are feeling restless, and want to take a road trip to find again the people and things they miss.

by Elizabeth Berg - Fiction

Even on their wedding day, John and Irene sensed they were about to make a mistake. Years later --- divorced and dating other people --- they are bound only by mutual love for their spirited 18-year-old daughter. When tragedy strikes, they must come together to support their daughter.