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Cynthia Ozick


USA flag (1928 - )

Cynthia Ozick's essays, novels and short stories have won numerous prizes and awards; The Puttermesser Papers was a finalist for the National Book Award and Quarrel & Quandry was a finalist for the 1996 Pulitzer Prize. She lives in the New York City area.
 
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Cynthia Ozick
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Short stories
The Pagan Rabbi [short story] (1966)


Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1984) : The Cannibal Galaxy
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book nominee (1988) : The Messiah of Stockholm
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (1997) : The Puttermesser Papers
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel nominee (1999) : The Puttermesser Papers
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2012) : Foreign Bodies


Cynthia Ozick recommends
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The Hooligan's Return (2003)
Norman Manea
"I am profoundly grateful for this living, flesh-and-blood, yet unearthly memoir."
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The Days Of Awe (2005)
Hugh Nissenson
"I just finished The Days Of Awe. I am too moved to move. (Even this pen). An amazing novel. It is as if we are eavesdropping on life."
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The Street of Crocodiles and Other Stories (2008)
Bruno Schulz
"One of the most original imaginations in modern Europe."
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Self Portraits (2010)
Frederic Tuten
"An amazing, glittering, glowing, Proustian, Conradian, Borgesian, diamond-faceted, language-studded, myth-drowned Dream!"
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When We Danced on Water (2011)
Evan Fallenberg
"An impressive new novel."
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Moving Kings (2017)
Joshua Cohen
"Joshua Cohen’s Moving Kings is a lit fuse, a force let loose, a creeping flame heading for demolition, and Cohen himself is a fierce polyknower in command of the moving parts of the human predicament. A master of argot and wit, he writes the language of men in a staccato yet keening idiom of his own invention. And though it is set in a grungy New York, call this the first Israeli combat novel ever dared by an American writer."

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