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Hanya Yanagihara

USA flag (b.1974)

Hanya Yanagihara is an American novelist and travel writer. She grew up in Hawaii.

Genres: Literary Fiction
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book nominee (2015) : A Little Life
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel nominee (2015) : A Little Life
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2016) : A Little Life
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Book nominee (2017) : A Little Life

Hanya Yanagihara recommends
The Blue Guitar (2015)
John Banville
"Banville is one of the writers I admire the most - few people can create an image as beautifully or precisely."
The Lonely City (2016)
Olivia Laing
"A beautiful meander of a book."
Stephen Florida (2017)
Gabe Habash
"This is a shape-shifter of a book, both a dark ode to the mysteries and landscapes of the American West and a complex and convincing character study."

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