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Lily Tuck

Biography

Lily Tuck

Lily Tuck is the author of such novels as SIAM, a PEN/Faulkner Award finalist; THE NEWS FROM PARAGUAY, winner of the 2004 National Book Award; and I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS; two collections of stories; and a biography. Her work has been translated in over a dozen languages and has appeared in The Best American Essays and The O. Henry Prize Stories.

Lily Tuck

Books by Lily Tuck

by Lily Tuck - Fiction

As the child of a German movie producer father who lives in Italy and a beautiful, artistically talented mother who resides in New York, Liliane’s life is divided between those two very different worlds. A shy and observant only child with a vivid imagination, Liliane uncovers the stories of family members as diverse as Moses Mendelssohn, Mary Queen of Scots and an early Mexican adventurer, and pieces together their vivid histories, through both World Wars and across continents.

by Lily Tuck - Fiction

I MARRIED YOU FOR HAPPINESS is not only a moving elegy to a man and a marriage, but also a meditation on the theory of probability and how chance can affect both a life and one's consideration of the possibility of an afterlife.