Siri
Hustvedt

Novelist, essayist and non-fiction writer

Siri Hustvedt is the internationally acclaimed author of a book of poems, seven novels, four collections of essays, and a work of nonfiction. In 2012 she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. Her novel The Blazing World (2014) was long listed for the Man Booker Prize and won the Los Angeles Book Prize for Fiction. She has also published numerous papers in scholarly and scientific journals. She has a PhD in English literature from Columbia University and is a Lecturer in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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That rarest of beasts: a deeply intellectual writer whose work is joyful and not intimidating in the slightest. This is terrific.

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on Memories of the Future