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Audrey Niffenegger

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Audrey Niffenegger (born June 13, 1963 in South Haven, Michigan) is a writer and artist. She is also a professor in the MFA Creative Writing Program at Columbia College Chicago.

Niffenegger's debut novel, The Time Traveler's Wife (2003), was a national bestseller. The Time Traveler's Wife is an unconventional love story that centers on a man with a strange genetic disorder that causes him to unpredictably time-travel and his wife, an artist, who has to cope with his constant absence.

Her Fearful Symmetry (2009), Niffenegger's second novel, is set in London's Highgate Cemetery where, during research for the book, Niffenegger acted as a tour guide.

Niffenegger has also published graphic and illustrated novels including: The Adventuress (2006),
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Audrey Niffenegger reading at Powell’s Bookstore Chicago for Chicago Independent Bookstore Day

On May 2nd 2015, at 7:00 p.m., Audrey will be celebrating Chicago Independent Bookstore Day – part of the national Independent Bookstore Day – at Powell’s Bookstore Chicago and will read and sign copies of her books. She is the author of the international bestsellers The Time Traveler’s Wife and Her Fearful Symmetry, as well as the illustrated books The Three Incestuous SistersThe Adventuress, a

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The Time Traveler's Wife

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Her Fearful Symmetry

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The Night Bookmobile

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Raven Girl

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The Three Incestuous Sisters

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Ghostly: A Collection of Gh...

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“Don't you think it's better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”
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“Love the world and yourself in it, move through it as though it offers no resistance, as though the world is your natural element.”
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