Feminist philosophy meets family memoir in this essay collection from Siri Hustvedt, an exploration of the shifting borders that define human experience, including boundaries we usually take for granted which turn out to be far less stable than we imagine. On sale now.
A provocative, wildly funny, intellectually rigorous and engrossing novel, punctuated by Siri Hustvedt's own illustrations - a tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed and beloved writers.
Originally published in her collection A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, The Delusions of Certainty exposes how the age-old, unresolved mind-body problem has shaped - and often distorted and confused - contemporary thought in neuroscience, psychiatry, genetics, artificial intelligence, and evolutionary psychology.
Racism, Patriarchy, and Power: Siri Hustvedt on the Toxic Thinking Behind the Supreme Court’s Destruction of Abortion Rights
In 1972, abortion was illegal in Minnesota. One day that year - the exact day has vanished from memory - a 21-year-old man drove his terrified 16-year-old girlfriend to a women’s clinic in Minneapolis. He left her there for a pregnancy test and drove away.
Siri reviews "Desperate Remedies: Psychiatry’s Turbulent Quest to Cure Mental Illness" for the Washington Post
The introduction for Jane Austen's Persuasion.