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Wendy Lesser

Wendy Lesser
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Wendy Lesser is the founder and editor of The Threepenny Review and the author of a novel and several books of nonfiction, including Music for Silenced Voices and Why I Read, which garnered rave reviews from coast to coast. She has written for The New York Times Book Review, the London Review of Books, The Times Literary Supplement, and other publications. To complete You Say to Brick, she received one of the first National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar awards.

Wendy Lesser

Scandinavian Noir

Scandinavian Noir

Wendy Lesser
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An in-depth and personal exploration of Scandinavian crime fiction as a way into Scandinavian culture at large

For forty years, Wendy...

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You Say to Brick

Wendy Lesser
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

WINNER OF THE MARFIELD PRIZE AND PEN AMERICA LOS ANGELES'S 2018 LITERARY AWARD IN RESEARCH NONFICTION. FINALIST FOR THE 2018 PEN/BOGRAD WELD PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY

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Why I Read

Wendy Lesser
Picador
Picador

"Reading Why I Read delivers all the pleasure of discussing one's favorite books with a marvelously articulate, intelligent, opinionated friend. It's like joining the book club of your dreams."—Francine...

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