Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld

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Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of the novels Prep, The Man of My Dreams, American Wife, and Sisterland, which have been translated into twenty-five languages. Her nonfiction has been published widely, including in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, and Glamour, and broadcast on public radio’s This American Life. A native of Cincinnati, she currently lives with her family in St. Louis.
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Adventure stories where the hero saves the day are all well and good. But isn’t it even more interesting to get down in the dirt where everyone’s human and no one’s perfect? No one writes this kind of story better than the master herself, Curtis Sittenfeld.

I want messy stories that look at the truth of what it means to be a human in this world, even when that truth feels dark and prickly. If you, too, love tales where there aren’t any heroes or villains (because everyone’s a bit of both), then stay right here because we have some Curtis Sittenfeld to talk about.—Rachel, Audible editor

Interview: Curtis Sittenfeld discusses ‘Rodham’ with Audible Editor Rachel

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