What the World Values When It's Falling Apart.
Monuments often lie. Political elites erect them in the name of one sanctioned collective narrative or another, and they come down by violence or by decree as historical winds shift.
Every alarm signals a person in crisis, and that person’s fate is inevitably bound to the fates of others — family and friends. It is a noise that deserves moral attention.
Reading is an intimate encounter that does not require social distance. In our current world of restricted movement, the book is a geography where complete freedom remains possible.
Watch Siri's address as she accepts the Charles Veillon European Essay Prize for Delusions of Certainty.
Watch Siri Hustvedt in conversation with journalist Lauren Du Graf about Siri's latest novel, Memories of the Future.
A novelist looks back at her younger self in 1970s New York in this smart investigation of misogyny, authority and the nature of fiction.
Few contemporary writers are as satisfying and stimulating to read as Siri Hustvedt. Her sentences dance with the elation of a brilliant intellect romping through a playground of ideas, and her prose is just as lively when engaged in the development of characters and story.
PEN America Calls for Independent Investigation into Jamal Khashoggi’s Disappearance and Apparent Murder
Siri Hustvedt joins her colleagues at PEN America and the Authors Guild to call on the Secretary-General of the United Nations to authorize an investigation into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
In the New York Review of Books, dozens of authors signed an open letter denouncing the Trump administration’s tent facility for detaining migrant children separated from their parents in Tornillo, Texas, and the thousands of other migrant children being held.
Victims of torture do not always carry outward signs of what they have endured and survived. The socio-psycho-biological effects of brutality are myriad and dependent on the particular events that occurred, the particular personal histories of the victims, and the particular cultures to which they belong.
The Dr. Guislain Museum and Janssen Research & Development today announced that the Center for Victims of Torture has been named the 2018 recipient of the Dr. Guislain "Breaking the Chains of Stigma" Award.
Stefanie Wirsching's write-up of Siri's appearance in Augsburger, Germany, for Augsburger Allgemeine.
UPDATE: Liu Xia: widow of Nobel laureate arrives in Berlin after release from China