Siri Hustvedt

Events
09 Jun 2018

University of Augsburg

Siri Hustvedt reads from her new novel

In the final event of this European trip, Siri Hustvedt will read from her new novel. Join her at the University of Augsburg on June 9, 2018 at 19:00.

Honors & Recognitions
Dec 2016

PEN America Literary Awards

Longlisted for the PEN America Literary Awards

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.

Lectures & Conversations
03 Jun 2018

Schauspielhus Zurich

Discussions in Zurich with Siri Hustvedt and Miriam Meckel

What is the mind? How does it distinguish itself from the body? Can the mind be reduced to neurones in the brain or not? Join Siri Hustvedt and Miriam Meckel for a discussion on June 3, 2018, at 20:00 at Schauspielhus Zurich.

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.

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.