Siri Hustvedt

Novelist, essayist and non-fiction writer
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Siri Hustvedt was born and raised in Minnesota. Her first novel, The Blindfold (1992) was translated into 17 languages. Since then, Hustvedt has published a number of novels including the internationally best-selling What I Loved and The Summer Without Men, and a range of nonfiction titles, including The Shaking Woman, a neurological memoir which is both a personal account of Hustvedt’s experience as a patient and an exploration of the ambiguities of diagnosis. Her work has now been translated into 30 languages.

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This is a funny, sad, through-provoking, and touching portrait of a woman who is blazing with postfeminist fury and propelled by artistic audacity.

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Blazing indeed.

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