Edmund White is best known for his trilogy of autobiographical novels, A Boy's Own Story, The Beautiful Room is Empty and The Farewell Symphony, and two bestselling works of non-fiction, The Flaneur: A Stroll through the Paradoxes of Paris and his memoir, My Lives. Along with Hotel De Dream, he is the author of one previous historical novel, Fanny: A Fiction. His work also includes a long biography of Jean Genet and a short life of Marcel Proust.
White was born in Ohio and now lives in New York City teaching writing at Princeton University.
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