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Madeline Miller

USA flag (b.1978)

Madeline Miller was born in Boston and grew up in New York City and Philadelphia. She attended Brown University, where she earned her BA and MA in Classics. For the last ten years she has been teaching and tutoring Latin, Greek and Shakespeare to high school students. She also studied in the Dramaturgy department at Yale School of Drama, where she focused on the adaptation of classical texts to modern forms. She currently lives in Cambridge, MA, where she teaches and writes.

Genres: Historical
   The Song of Achilles (2011)
   Circe (2018)
Novellas and Short Stories
   Galatea (2013)
Madeline Miller recommends
We Must Not Think of Ourselves (2023)
Lauren Grodstein
"This book is a masterpiece: profound, gripping, urgent, and beautiful. In its clear-eyed and devastating portrait of the past, Grodstein invites us into the present; to bear witness to the lives that have come before us, while finding meaning and courage for our own."
The Hexologists (2023)
(Hexologists, book 1)
Josiah Bancroft
"Bancroft is a wonder as ever! The Hexologists was a joyous delight on every page - buoyantly inventive, witty, poignant, gripping, and deeply satisfying."
The Ghost Ship (2023)
(Joubert Family Chronicles, book 3)
Kate Mosse
"Mosse is a master storyteller."

More recommendations 

Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (2012) : The Song of Achilles
Women's Prize For Fiction Best Novel winner (2012) : The Song of Achilles
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2019) : Circe
Women's Prize For Fiction Best Novel nominee (2019) : Circe

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