Siri Hustvedt

PEN America Calls for Independent Investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance and Apparent Murder

Siri Hustvedt joins her colleagues at PEN America and the Authors Guild to call on the Secretary-General of the United Nations to authorize an investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Books
    Books
    2016

    Simon & Schuster

    A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind

    In a trilogy of works brought together in a single volume, Siri Hustvedt demonstrates the striking range and depth of her knowledge in both the humanities and sciences. Armed with passionate curiosity, a sense of humor, and insights from many disciplines, she repeatedly upends received ideas and cultural truisms.

    News
    Nov 2018

    New York Review of Books

    Concentration Camps for Kids: An Open Letter

    In the New York Review of Books, dozens of authors signed an open letter denouncing the Trump administration’s tent facility for detaining migrant children separated from their parents in Tornillo, Texas, and the thousands of other migrant children being held.

    News
    Nov 2018

    New York Review of Books

    Concentration Camps for Kids: An Open Letter

    In the New York Review of Books, dozens of authors signed an open letter denouncing the Trump administration’s tent facility for detaining migrant children separated from their parents in Tornillo, Texas, and the thousands of other migrant children being held.

    News
    Nov 2018

    PEN America

    PEN America Calls for Independent Investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance and Apparent Murder

    Siri Hustvedt joins her colleagues at PEN America and the Authors Guild to call on the Secretary-General of the United Nations to authorize an investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

    News
    Oct 2018

    Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Research & Development

    You Will Not Carry Your Wounds Alone

    Victims of torture do not always carry outward signs of what they have endured and survived. The socio-psycho-biological effects of brutality are myriad and dependent on the particular events that occurred, the particular personal histories of the victims, and the particular cultures to which they belong.

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.