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 - 14 days ago
“With these physical changes came tacit classification, a poisonous hierarchy of cool,” writes Messu...
by @clairemessud - 23 days ago
#TBT Last week's event at Barnes & Noble in New York. (Posted by Publisher)
by @clairemessud - 24 days ago
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The Financial Times calls The Burning Girl by Claire Messud — ‘haunting and elegant’
by @clairemessud - one month ago
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