Author and Washington Post critic Sarah L. Kaufman reviews A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind for Free Press Online. "It could have been titled A Woman Looking at Societal Twaddle and Calling Its Bluff."
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind was longlisted for the 2017 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay.
Video recording of Siri Hustvedt and Jason Tougaw in conversation at Strand Bookstore in New York, December 15, 2016.
"According to bestselling author Siri Hustvedt, the election of Donald Trump marks a new split in the population of the US. Hear Hustvedt on her political awakening, the biases in contemporary society and writing in challenging times."
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 Weill Medical School in New York. Her work has been translated into over thirty languages.