Siri Hustvedt

How to Own the Room

On the "How to Own the Room" podcast, Viv Groskop talks to writer and public intellectual Siri Hustvedt about sexism, misogyny and why she believes politeness is a bad policy.

Books
    Criticism
    Nov 2021

    New York Times

    Fourth Time Around: The Final Volume of John Richardson’s Biography of Picasso

    A Life of Picasso IV: The Minotaur Years, 1933-1943 by John Richardson (Penguin Random House) is out now and was reviewed by Siri for the New York Times.

    Interviews
    Nov 2021

    The Guardian

    The books of my life

    Siri talks to The Guardian books section about becoming a feminist, growing into Gertrude Stein, and the comfort of folk tales.

    Books
    2021

    Simon & Schuster

    Mothers, Fathers and Others

    Feminist philosophy meets family memoir in this new essay collection from Siri Hustvedt, an exploration of the shifting borders that define human experience, including boundaries we usually take for granted which turn out to be far less stable than we imagine. On sale now.

    Interviews
    Jan 2022

    How to Own the Room

    How to Own the Room

    On the "How to Own the Room" podcast, Viv Groskop talks to writer and public intellectual Siri Hustvedt about sexism, misogyny and why she believes politeness is a bad policy.

Biography

Biography

Siri Hustvedt is the author of a book of poetry, three collections of essays, a work of non-fiction, and six novels, including the international bestsellers What I Loved and The Summer Without Men. Her most recent novel The Blazing World was long-listed for the Man Booker Prize and won The Los Angeles Book Prize for fiction. In 2012 she was awarded the International Gabarron Prize for Thought and Humanities. She has a PhD in English from Columbia University and is a lecturer in psychiatry at Weil Cornell Medical College in New York. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages.