Siri Hustvedt

Free Liu Xia

Siri Hustvedt joins dozens of celebrated writers, poets, and artists who have called for the lifting of all restrictions on Chinese poet and artist Liu Xia, held under illegal house arrest without charge since October 2010.

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
    Feb 2018

    Liberation

    Siri Hustvedt: Taken Over

    Alexandra Schwartzbrod and Siri Hustvedt discuss topics from neuroscience to the Women's March on Washington, in an interview for French daily newspaper Liberation.

    News

    PEN America

    Free Liu Xia

    Siri Hustvedt joins dozens of celebrated writers, poets, and artists who have called for the lifting of all restrictions on Chinese poet and artist Liu Xia, held under illegal house arrest without charge since October 2010.

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.