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The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves


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Siri Hustvedt is the author of four novels, THE BLINDFOLD, THE ENCHANTMENT OF LILY DAHL, WHAT I LOVED and THE SORROWS OF AN AMERICAN, as well as a poetry collection, Reading to You, and three collections of essays, Yonder, Mysteries of the Rectangle: Essays on Painting and A PLEA FOR EROS. Born and raised in Minnesota, she now lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Paul Auster.


It is a rare writer who can both rouse the mind and grip the heart, and all the while provide the sensuous delights of image and language. In her new novel, as in WHAT I LOVED, Siri Hustvedt does that and more . . . a book that s almost impossible to put down, and even harder not to re-read - Lisa Appignanesi, IndependentBeautifully thought through, deeply serious and enormously intelligent - Jane Smiley, GuardianThis novel is easily described as wonderful . . . THE SORROWS OF AN AMERICAN feels like a very personal story and is all the more intimate for it . . . her skill lies in convincing the reader that we have seen right inside someone's soul - Viv Groskop, ObserverFor all its cerebral riches, this novel is composed with superb artistry, Hustvedt handles the numerous interlocking narratives with immense skill. . . It is proof of Hustvedt s talent that the terrors of this novel feel real - John de Falbe, Literary ReviewPraise for - THE SORROWS OF AN AMERICANA personal investigation, a philosophical inquiry, and a pithy, compacted consideration of how both psychiatry and neurology have evolved in the last two centuries...She brings both knowledge and an artist's insight to her discussion of memory, language, personal identity. Readers of Oliver Sacks will rate this book highly. - Hilary Mantel, GuardianShe has an env

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