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.
Thanks Publishers Weekly for naming The Burning Girl one of "The Best Books We Read in 2017! (Post...
by @clairemessud - 13 days ago
The Burning Girl --One of Vogue's best books of 2017!
"Post–Elena Ferrante, the heated intimacy of ...
by @clairemessud - one month ago
We are delighted to see The Burning Girl land on the Los Angeles Times best fiction of the year list...
"Was this what it meant to grow up, this vast loneliness?"
―from THE EMPEROR'S CHILDREN (2006)
by @clairemessud - 2 months ago
Please join us in wishing Claire Messud a happy birthday today.
(Posted by the author's publisher)
by @clairemessud - 3 months ago
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