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Jeffrey Eugenides

USA (1960 - )

Jeffrey Eugenides was educated at Stanford and Brown Universities. He has written stories published in the PARIS REVIEW and received the Aga Khan prize for fiction. He was named one of GRANTA's Best of Young American Novelists in 1996.

Genres: Literary Fiction
Anthologies edited
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2003) : Middlesex
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (2003) : Middlesex
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2004) : Middlesex
Oprah's Book Club Best Book nominee (2007) : Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides recommends
Garden State
Garden State (1992)
Rick Moody
"A brave, remarkable and beautiful book."
Home Land
Home Land (2004)
Sam Lipsyte
"Sam Lipsyte is original, devious, and very funny."
The Secret Goldfish
The Secret Goldfish (2004)
David Means
"Propulsive, riveting, wonderfully atmospheric."

A Strange Commonplace (2006)
Gilbert Sorrentino
"Sorrentino [is] a writer like no other. He's learned, companionable, ribald, brave, mathematical, at once virtuosic and somehow without ego. Sorrentino's books break free of the routine that inevitably accompanies traditional narrative and through a passionate renunciation shine with an unforgiving, yet cleansing, light."

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