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Maggie Shipstead graduated from Harvard in 2005 and earned an M.F.A at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She was also a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University. Her debut novel, Seating Arrangements, won the Dylan Thomas Prize and the LA Times Prize for First Fiction. Astonish Me is her second novel.

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If you like Maggie Shipstead you might also like to read books by Mark Haddon, Jeffrey Eugenides and Curtis Sittenfeld.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Maggie Shipstead

Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead
Reader Reviewed Astonish Me
Maggie Shipstead
May 2014 Book of the Month. A tale of the nature of talent, of personal achievement, of the shadow of the past and of ballet. The author writes beautifully, having won...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2014
Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
Reader Reviewed Seating Arrangements
Maggie Shipstead
One of our Books of the Year 2013. Dark, comic with captivating prose, this is a stunning first novel and quite rightly being talked about as one of the literary debuts of 2012. A seemingly perfect East Coast upper crust...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/07/2013
Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
Seating Arrangements
Maggie Shipstead
May 2012 Debut of the Month. Dark, comic with captivating prose, this is a stunning first novel and quite rightly being talked about as one of the literary debuts of 2012. A...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2012

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