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Jennifer Egan


USA flag (1962 - )

Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago and raised in San Francisco. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and St John's College, Cambridge.

Jennifer Egan is the author of A Visit From The Goon Squad, The Keep, Look at Me, The Invisible Circus, and the story collection Emerald City. Her stories have been published in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, GQ, Zoetrope, All-Story, and Ploughshares, and her non-fiction appears frequently in The New York Times Magazine. She lives with her husband and sons in Brooklyn.
 
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Awards
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (2001) : Look at Me
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2008) : The Keep
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2011) : A Visit from the Goon Squad
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (2011) : A Visit from the Goon Squad
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (2012) : A Visit from the Goon Squad


Jennifer Egan recommends
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A Day At the Beach (2007)
Helen Schulman
"A brave, ambitious, and devastating look at the impact of a national tragedy upon individual lives."
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Night Swim (2011)
Jessica Keener
"This gripping first novel announces the arrival of a strong, distinct and fully evolved new voice."
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The Next Right Thing (2012)
Dan Barden
"Everything you could hope for from a novel: suspenseful, hilarious, angry - above all, wildly original."
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The Girls (2016)
Emma Cline
"Emma Cline’s first novel positively hums with fresh, startling, luminous prose. The Girls announces the arrival of a thrilling new voice in American fiction."
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Woman No. 17 (2017)
Edan Lepucki
"In her arresting debut novel, Edan Lepucki conjures a lush, intricate, deeply disturbing vision of the future, then masterfully exploits its dramatic possibilities."

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