Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt
Marion Ettlinger

Siri Hustvedt was born in 1955 in Northfield, Minnesota. She has a Ph.D. from Columbia University in English literature and is the internationally acclaimed author of five novels, The Sorrows of an American, What I Loved, The Enchantment of Lily Dahl, The Blindfold, and The Summer Without Men, as well as a growing body of nonfiction, including Living, Thinking, Looking, A Plea for Eros, and Mysteries of the Rectangle, and an interdisciplinary investigation of the body and mind in The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves. She has given lectures on artists and theories of art at the Prado, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. In 2011, she delivered the thirty-ninth annual Freud Lecture in Vienna. She lives in Brooklyn.


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Hear author Siri Hustvedt talk about her book The Shaking Woman or a History of My Nerves.This unique neurological memoir follows Hustvedt attempts to solve her own mysterious condition--a search that takes her inside the thought processes of several scientific disciplines.

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Siri Hustvedt
Henry Holt and Co.

Sparkling essays on a variety of subjects--literature, art, popular culture, autobiography--by a renowned young American novelist. In her brilliant and...


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Living, Thinking, Looking

Siri Hustvedt
Picador

The internationally acclaimed novelist Siri Hustvedt has also produced a growing body of nonfiction. She has published a book of essays on painting (Mysteries...


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The Summer Without Men

Siri Hustvedt
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"And who among us would deny Jane Austen her happy endings or insist that Cary Grant and Irene Dunne should get back together at the end of The Awful Truth?...


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The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves

Siri Hustvedt
Picador

In this unique neurological memoir, Siri Hustvedt attempts to solve her own mysterious condition While speaking at a memorial event for her father in 2006,...


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The Sorrows of an American

Siri Hustvedt
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When Erik Davidsen and his sister, Inga, find a disturbing note among their late father's papers, they believe he may be implicated in a mysterious death. The...


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A Plea for Eros

Siri Hustvedt
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From the author of the international bestseller What I Loved, a provocative collection of autobiographical and critical essays about writing and...


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The Enchantment of Lily Dahl

Siri Hustvedt
Picador

The protagonist of Siri Hustvedt's astonishing second novel is a heroine of the old style: tough, beautiful, and brave. Standing at the threshold of adulthood,...


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What I Loved

Siri Hustvedt
Picador

What I Loved begins in New York in 1975, when art historian Leo Hertzberg discovers an extraordinary painting by an unknown artist in a SoHo gallery. He buys...


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The Blindfold

Siri Hustvedt
Picador

Iris Vegan, a young, impoverished graduate student from the Midwest, finds herself entangled with four powerful but threatening characters as she tries to...


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