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Jennifer Egan - Author

Jennifer Egan is the author of 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 nonfiction appears frequently in The New York Times Magazine. A Visit from the Goon Squad won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 2011. She lives with her husband and sons in Brooklyn.


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The Invisible Circus
Jennifer Egan
April 2012 Book of the Month. This is the stunning, emotional debut novel, first published in 1995, from the unclassifiable but excellent author Jennifer Egan. She gained fame after winning the Pulitzer Prize...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/04/2012
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Emerald City
Jennifer Egan
From the author of one of the top novels of 2011, A Visit from the Goon Squad, comes an elegant and poignant collection of short stories; seamless evocations of self-discovery. These eleven masterful stories - the first collection from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/01/2012
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Look at Me
Jennifer Egan
September 2011 Book of the Month. From the author of the bestselling A Visit from the Goon Squad, this is one of Jennifer Egan's bold, innovative earlier novels published in a new...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2011
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A Visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. Winner of the Galaxy International Author of the Year Award 2011. I came across Jennifer Egan with her third novel The Keep which won the American National Book Award but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/06/2011
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A Visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan
Winner of the Galaxy International Author of the Year Award 2011. April 2011 Book of the Month. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2011. One of the 20 Longlisted titles for the Orange...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2011
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    RT @lonesomereader: Best American Short Stories 2014 has a thrilling range of writing styles/subject matter: @HeidiP
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    Join me with BASS's Nell Freudenberger, Benjamin Nugent and Laura van den Berg, reading/talking, 11/6 @ 7pm, UES B&N
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 @ 03:41
    RT @JoyceCarolOates: Would like to ask editor of anthology Jennifer Egan if she was aware of this predominant theme linking such diverse sh…
  • Fri, 31 Oct 2014 @ 03:41
    RT @JoyceCarolOates: By "caregiving" I mean reaching out to help others, sometimes quixotically; but sometimes w/ rewarding results. "taki…
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    RT @JoyceCarolOates: Refreshing to encounter such care given to "caregiving" as a literary theme amid more sensational themes. Relatively …
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