Literary

Sigrid Nunez

 
 
Tue, Apr 14, 2020
  • 6:30PM
 
 
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Presented in partnership with the National Book Foundation

Moderated by Parul Sehgal
“one of the most dizzyingly accomplished of our writers”
—Gary Shteyngart

Sigrid Nunez has published seven novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, and, most recently, The Friend, which was a New York Times bestseller and won the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction. Her other honors include four Pushcart Prizes, a Whiting Award, a Berlin Prize Fellowship, and the Rome Prize in Literature. Her work has appeared in several anthologies, including The Best American Short Stories 2019 and four anthologies of Asian American literature. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. Her eighth novel, What Are You Going Through, will be published by Riverhead Books in September. Nunez lives in New York City.

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Parul Sehgal  
 

Parul Sehgal is a book critic at The New York Times. She was previously a columnist and senior editor at The New York Times Book Review. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, Slate, Bookforum, The New Yorker, Tin House, and The Literary Review, among other publications. She is the recipient of the Nona Balakian Award from the National Book Critics Circle for her criticism and teaches at New York University.

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