Lauren Groff (CRF 2021) was recently named one of the 100 most influential people of 2024 by TIME Magazine. Ann Patchett wrote of Groff: “Her novels would have been enough. The Vaster Wilds, Matrix, Fates and Furies—flights of imagination and dives into history that keep readers turning pages late into the night… But Lauren Groff is more than a great writer, she’s also a great citizen, channeling her belief that everyone should be free to read the books they choose into The Lynx, her new bookstore in Gainesville, Fla.” Read the full write-up and see the full list here.