Jill Ciment

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Jill Ciment was born in Montreal, Canada. She is the author of Small Claims, a collection of short stories and novellas; The Law of Falling Bodies, Teeth of the Dog, The Tattoo Artist, and Heroic Measures, novels; and Half a Life, a memoir. She has been awarded a National Endowment for the Arts, a NEA Japan Fellowship Prize, two New York State Fellowships for the Arts, the Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Ciment is a professor at the University of Florida. She lives with her husband, Arnold Mesches, in Gainesville, Florida and Brooklyn, New York.

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The Body in Question

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3.58 avg rating — 6,058 ratings — published 2019 — 7 editions
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Heroic Measures

3.59 avg rating — 1,321 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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The Tattoo Artist

3.88 avg rating — 1,007 ratings — published 2006 — 7 editions
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Act of God

3.09 avg rating — 1,160 ratings — published 2015 — 7 editions
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Half a Life: A Memoir

3.70 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Teeth of the Dog

3.36 avg rating — 22 ratings — published 1999
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The Law of Falling Bodies

3.64 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1993 — 3 editions
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Small Claims

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The Hand That Feeds You

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“If you look closely you'll find all my lovers inscribed on my skin.”
Jill Ciment, The Tattoo Artist

“The greatness of the tattoo artist lies in her ability to gauge the degree to which she can push her art before the art kills the canvas.”
Jill Ciment, The Tattoo Artist

“Old age robs you of every last illusion, even the belief in your own goodness.”
Jill Ciment, Heroic Measures




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