Claire Messud was educated at Yale and Cambridge. Her first novel, When the World Was Steady, and her book of novellas, The Hunters , were finalists for the PEN/Faulkner Award; her second novel, The Last Life , was a Publishers' Weekly Best Book of the Year; all three books were New York Times Notable Books of the Year. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Radcliffe Fellowship and the Straus Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts with her husband and children.
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by @clairemessud - 17 days ago
"The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud
"It depicts a human condition that we don't often talk about ...
by @clairemessud - one month ago
Alice Hoffman with some of her favorite writers last night: Tayari Jones, Claire Messud, and Laura Z...
by @clairemessud - 2 months ago
Thanks Publishers Weekly for naming The Burning Girl one of "The Best Books We Read in 2017! (Post...
by @clairemessud - 3 months ago
The Burning Girl --One of Vogue's best books of 2017!
"Post–Elena Ferrante, the heated intimacy of ...
by @clairemessud - 4 months ago