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Laura van den Berg

Laura van den Berg
© Marco Giugliarelli for Civitella Ranieri Foundation, 2018

Laura van den Berg is the author of the story collections What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us and The Isle of Youth, and the novels Find Me and The Third Hotel, which was a finalist for the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award and an Indie Next pick, and was named a best book of 2018 by more than a dozen publications. She is the recipient of a Rosenthal Family Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Bard Fiction Prize, a PEN/O. Henry Award, and a MacDowell Colony Fellowship, and is a two-time finalist for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. Born and raised in Florida, Laura splits her time between the Boston area and Central Florida, with her husband and dog.

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© Marco Giugliarelli for Civitella Ranieri Foundation, 2018

I Hold a Wolf by the Ears

Laura van den Berg
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

"As enchanting as fairy tales, as mysterious as dreams, these exquisitely composed fictions are as urgent and original as any being written today.” —Sigrid Nunez, author of The Friend,...

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The Third Hotel

Laura van den Berg
Picador
Picador

"[A] future cult classic." —The New York Times Book Review

"There’s Borges and Bolaño, Kafka and Cortázar, Modiano and Murakami, and now Laura van den...

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Find Me

Find Me

Laura van den Berg
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FSG Originals

Long-listed for the 2016 International Dylan Thomas Prize

After two acclaimed story collections, Laura van den Berg brings us Find Me, her highly anticipated debut...

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The Isle of Youth

Laura van den Berg
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
FSG Originals

Laura van den Berg's gorgeous new book, The Isle of Youth, explores the lives of women mired in secrecy and deception. From a newlywed caught in an inscrutable marriage, to private eyes...

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