Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides
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Jeffrey Eugenides grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and attended Brown and Stanford Universities. His novel Middlesex was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Ambassador Book Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, France's Prix Medicis, and the Lambda Literary Award.  It was also selected for Oprah’s Book Club. Eugenides’ first novel, The Virgin Suicides, was adapted into a critically-acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola. He is on the faculty of Princeton University, and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.


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Jeffrey Eugenides: The Marriage Plot Video Trailer

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Jeffrey Eugenides Talks with The New York Times

Sam Tanenhaus of the New York Times interviews the author in his hometown of Detroit about his novels.

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Jeffrey Eugenides on Writing, The Marriage Plot, and Nabokov

Jeffrey Eugenides, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Middlesex" and "The Marriage Plot," answers readers' questions about inhabiting his characters, the origins of his new novel, and the one quality every successful writer shares.

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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides - Audio Book Excerpt

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Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides--Audiobook Excerpt

Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Jeffrey Eugenides' novel Middlesex. In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school, Grosse Pointe, MI, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry-blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them--along with Callie's failure to develop--leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls.

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The Marriage Plot

Jeffrey Eugenides
Picador

A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review • NPR • The New Republic • Salon • The Seattle...


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The Virgin Suicides

Jeffrey Eugenides
Picador

Jeffrey Eugenides evokes the emotions of youth with haunting sensitivity and dark humor and creates a coming-of-age story unlike any of our time.


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Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides
Picador

"I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near...


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