Siri Hustvedt

In Conversation in London's Piccadilly

Join Siri Hustvedt at St. James's Church in London's Piccadilly on Wednesday May 22nd for a conversation with Erica Wagner.

22 May 2019, Waterstones
Books
    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.

    Interviews
    Apr 2019

    Le Temps, Switzerland

    Interview with Le Temps

    Siri Hustvedt is the fourth woman to receive the Charles Veillon European Essay Award since 1975. Coinciding with her acceptance of the award in Lausanne, Siri was interviewed by Eléonore Sulser for the Swiss newspaper Le Temps.

    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.

    Events
    22 May 2019

    Waterstones

    In Conversation in London's Piccadilly

    Join Siri Hustvedt at St. James's Church in London's Piccadilly on Wednesday May 22nd for a conversation with Erica Wagner.

    Events
    23 May 2019

    Manchester Literature Festival

    Manchester Literature Festival

    Join Siri and Katie Popperwell, presented in partnership with the Centre for New Writing and Creative Manchester.

    Events
    24 May 2019

    Topping Books

    Topping Books, Bath

    Meet Siri Hustvedt on May 24th in the historic town of Bath, England.

    Events
    25 May 2019

    Hay Festival, Wales

    Hay Festival

    Hay Festival and the BBC have today unveiled the full line-up for the BBC Tent at Hay Festival, Wales, 2019.

    Lectures & Conversations
    27 May 2019

    University of Oslo

    Public Lecture at the University of Oslo: Siri Hustvedt on Poetic Logic

    Siri Hustvedt, renowned author of novels, poems, essays as well as non-fiction, will use her own mother and Jane Austen as starting point for a discussion of the cognitive sciences and the workings of the mind in a lecture entitled “Poetic Logic”.

    Lectures & Conversations
    07 Jun 2019

    Margaret Cavendish Society

    Margaret Cavendish Society Conference, Trondheim, Norway

    The 2019 Margaret Cavendish Society Conference takes place at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, from June 6 - 9. Siri will be the Keynote speaker.

    Lectures & Conversations
    12 Jun 2019

    Litteraturhuset

    Remembrance of Things Coming

    Siri Hustvedt and Linn Ullmann will be in conversation at Oslo Litteraturhuset on June 12, 2019.

    News
    Mar 2019

    Town Hall Seattle

    Town Hall Seattle

    Watch Siri Hustvedt in conversation with journalist Lauren Du Graf about Siri's latest novel, Memories of the Future.

    News
    Mar 2019

    The Guardian

    Memories of the Future review in The Guardian

    A novelist looks back at her younger self in 1970s New York in this smart investigation of misogyny, authority and the nature of fiction.

    News
    Mar 2019

    The Washington Post

    Memories of the Future review in the Washington Post

    Few contemporary writers are as satisfying and stimulating to read as Siri Hustvedt. Her sentences dance with the elation of a brilliant intellect romping through a playground of ideas, and her prose is just as lively when engaged in the development of characters and story.

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.