Siri Hustvedt

Nominee for the Alternative Nobel literature prize

A group of a hundred Swedish intellectuals - writers, teachers, publishers, playwrights and journalists - have driven the New Swedish Academy to give an alternative Nobel Prize for literature. Cast your vote for Siri Hustvedt now!

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.

    Interviews
    Jun 2018

    La Nacion

    "Scientists should read more humanities"

    At least in part, #MeToo was a reaction to the virulent misogyny of the new president of the United States, Donald Trump, but then spread throughout the world. It is a step forward for feminism.

    Honors & Recognitions
    Jul 2018

    New Swedish Academy

    Nominee for the Alternative Nobel literature prize

    A group of a hundred Swedish intellectuals - writers, teachers, publishers, playwrights and journalists - have driven the New Swedish Academy to give an alternative Nobel Prize for literature. Cast your vote for Siri Hustvedt now!

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.