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Jenny Offill

Biography

Jenny Offill

Jenny Offill is the author of the novel LAST THINGS, which was chosen as a notable book of the year by The New York Times and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times First Book Award.

Jenny Offill

Books by Jenny Offill

by Jenny Offill - Fiction

Jenny Offill’s heroine, referred to as simply “the wife,” once exchanged love letters with her husband postmarked Dept. of Speculation. As they confront an array of common catastrophes, the wife analyzes her predicament, invoking everything from Keats and Kafka to the lessons of doomed Russian cosmonauts. She muses on the consuming, capacious experience of maternal love, and the near total destruction of the self that ensues from it.