Siri Hustvedt

Siri Hustvedt at the 2017 Edinburgh Book Festival

Join Siri Hustvedt for a conversation with local writer Jackie McGlone, and a discussion with Turkish novelist Elif Shafak.

17 Aug 2017, Edinburgh Book Festival
    Jun 2017

    Penguin Random House

    Foreword for Teju Cole the writer Siri Hustvedt notes in her foreword, “Teju Cole really gets around.”



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.