Sigrid Nunez


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Sigrid Nunez has published seven novels, including A Feather on the Breath of God, The Last of Her Kind, Salvation City, and, most recently, The Friend. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. Among the journals to which she has contributed are The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The Paris Review, Threepenny Review, Harper’s, McSweeney’s, Tin House, and The Believer. Her work has also appeared in several anthologies, including four Pushcart Prize volumes and four anthologies of Asian American literature.

Sigrid’s honors and awards include a Whiting Writer’s Award, a Berlin Prize Fellowship, and two awards from the American Academy of Arts and Letters: the Rosenthal Foundation Award and the Rome Prize
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The Friend

3.78 avg rating — 23,490 ratings — published 2018 — 38 editions
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The Last of Her Kind

3.74 avg rating — 1,788 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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Sempre Susan: A Memoir of S...

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A Feather on the Breath of God

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Salvation City

3.03 avg rating — 736 ratings — published 2010 — 13 editions
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3.98 avg rating — 416 ratings — published 1998 — 9 editions
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For Rouenna

3.93 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Naked Sleeper

3.29 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1996 — 3 editions
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What Are You Going Through

4.21 avg rating — 38 ratings — expected publication 2020 — 8 editions
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Chang

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“What we miss - what we lose and what we mourn - isn't it this that makes us who, deep down, we truly are. To say nothing of what we wanted in life but never got to have.”
Sigrid Nunez, The Friend

“Tempted to put too much faith in the great male mind, remember this: It looked at cats and declared them gods. It looked at women and asked, Are they human? And, once that nut had been cracked: But do they have souls?”
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“Your whole house smells of dog, says someone who comes to visit. I say I'll take care of it. Which I do by never inviting that person to visit again.”
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