Siri Hustvedt

Minnesota Public Radio

Listen as Kerri Miller and Siri Hustvedt discuss Hustvedt's latest book Memories of the Future and how serendipitous listening is an art that is being lost, perhaps to our detriment.

Books
    Books
    2018

    Simon & Schuster

    The Delusions of Certainty

    Originally published in her collection A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, The Delusions of Certainty exposes how the age-old, unresolved mind-body problem has shaped - and often distorted and confused - contemporary thought in neuroscience, psychiatry, genetics, artificial intelligence, and evolutionary psychology.

    Books
    2019

    Simon & Schuster

    Memories of the Future

    A provocative, wildly funny, intellectually rigorous and engrossing novel, punctuated by Siri Hustvedt's own illustrations - a tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed and beloved writers.

    Criticism
    May 2019

    The New York Times

    So Much Longing in So Little Space. The Art of Edvard Munch, By Karl Ove Knausgaard

    "Writers must not underestimate the painter’s labor and study, that effort which is so like an effort of thought and which allows us to speak of a language of painting.” This sentence from the French philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty might serve as an epigraph for a new book on the Norwegian painter Edvard Munch by the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard.

    Interviews
    Jun 2019

    Minnesota Public Radio

    Minnesota Public Radio

    Listen as Kerri Miller and Siri Hustvedt discuss Hustvedt's latest book Memories of the Future and how serendipitous listening is an art that is being lost, perhaps to our detriment.

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.