Returning to New York, Siri will read from Memories of the Future at 192 Books in Chelsea, New York, on April 30.
Watch Siri Hustvedt in conversation with journalist Lauren Du Graf about Siri's latest novel, Memories of the Future.
Siri Hustvedt has won the Award in Literature from The Academy of Arts and Letters.
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.
Siri Hustvedt is the fourth woman to receive the Charles Veillon European Essay Award since 1975. Coinciding with her acceptance of the award in Lausanne, Siri was interviewed by Eléonore Sulser for the Swiss newspaper Le Temps.
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.