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Jennifer Egan

Biography

Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan is the author of six 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, 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.