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Jennifer Egan

Biography

Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is the author of six previous books of fiction: MANHATTAN BEACH, which was awarded the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction; A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; THE KEEP; the story collection EMERALD CITY; LOOK AT ME, a National Book Award Finalist; and THE INVISIBLE CIRCUS. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, Granta, McSweeney's and The New York Times Magazine.

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Books by Jennifer Egan

by Jennifer Egan - Fiction

Jennifer Egan, one of the most celebrated writers of our time, has written a “sibling novel” to A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD --- an electrifying, deeply moving novel about the quest for authenticity and meaning in a world where memories and identities are no longer private.

by Jennifer Egan - Fiction, Historical Fiction

A daring and magnificent novel from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan, MANHATTAN BEACH is a dazzling and propulsive exploration of a transformative moment in the lives and identities of women and men, of America and the world.

by Jennifer Egan - Fiction

Bennie Salazar, an aging punk rocker and record executive, and the beautiful Sasha, the troubled young woman he employs, never discover each other's pasts, but the reader does, in intimate detail, along with the secret lives of a host of other people whose paths intersect with theirs in the course of nearly 50 years. A Visit from the Goon Squad is about time, about survival, about our private terrors, and what happens when we fail to rebound.