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Jeffrey Eugenides


Jeffrey Eugenides

Jeffrey Eugenides grew up in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, and attended Brown and Stanford Universities. His first novel, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, was adapted into a critically-acclaimed film by Sofia Coppola. His novel MIDDLESEX was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Ambassador Book Award, and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, France's Prix Medicis, and the Lambda Literary Award.  It was also selected for Oprah’s Book Club. THE MARRIAGE PLOT is his latest novel. He is on the faculty of Princeton University, and lives in Princeton, New Jersey with his wife and daughter.

Jeffrey Eugenides

Books by Jeffrey Eugenides

by Jeffrey Eugenides - Fiction, Short Stories

The stories in FRESH COMPLAINT explore rich --- and intriguing --- territory. Ranging from the bitingly reproductive antics of “Baster” to the dreamy, moving account of a young traveler’s search for enlightenment in “Air Mail” (selected by Annie Proulx for BEST AMERICAN SHORT STORIES), this collection presents characters in the midst of personal and national emergencies. 

by Jeffrey Eugenides - Fiction

In the midst of the deep recession of the early 1980s, English student Madeleine Hanna is writing her senior thesis on Jane Austen and George Eliot, purveyors of the marriage plot that lies at the heart of the greatest English novels. As Madeleine attempts to align this literary theme with current ideals, she finds herself in a complex love triangle that continues long after graduation.