Siri Hustvedt

Hateful Fictions: Siri Hustvedt on the Weaponization of Free Speech

Hate is human. It is hard to imagine a person who has never hated someone at one time or another and in rage or indignation uttered words intended to wound, humiliate, or silence.

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
    Jul 2021

    Freiheit Deluxe

    Freheit Deluxe

    "Misogyny is punishment, hatred and it is particularly directed at women who are ambitious."

    Blogs
    Aug 2021

    Lithub

    Hateful Fictions: Siri Hustvedt on the Weaponization of Free Speech

    Hate is human. It is hard to imagine a person who has never hated someone at one time or another and in rage or indignation uttered words intended to wound, humiliate, or silence.

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.