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Nicole Krauss

Biography

Nicole Krauss

Nicole Krauss

BIO

Nicole Krauss is the author of the international bestseller THE HISTORY OF LOVE, which was published by W.W. Norton in 2005. It won the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, France’s Prix du Meilleur Livre Ä–tranger, was named #1 book of the year by Amazon.com, and was short-listed for the Orange, Médicis and Femina prizes. Her first novel, MAN WALKS INTO A ROOM, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for First Fiction. In 2007, she was selected as one of Granta’s Best Young American Novelists, and in 2010 The New Yorker named her one of the 20 best writers under 40. Her fiction has been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s, Esquire, and Best American Short Stories, and her books have been translated into more than thirty-five languages. She recently completed a Cullman Fellowship at the New York Public Library. Her new novel, GREAT HOUSE, will be published in October, 2010. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Nicole Krauss

Books by Nicole Krauss

by Nicole Krauss - Fiction

Jules Epstein, a man whose drive, and outsized personality have, for sixty-eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis. He’s felt an irresistible need to give away his possessions. With the last of his wealth, he travels to Israel. In Tel Aviv, he is sidetracked by a charismatic American rabbi and the rabbi’s beautiful daughter. Leaving her family in Brooklyn, a young, well-known novelist arrives at the Tel Aviv Hilton. But when she meets a retired literature professor, she’s drawn into a mystery that alters her life in ways she could never have imagined.