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Claire Messud

Author of The Emperor's Children

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Claire Messud is the author of six works of fiction. A recipient of Guggenheim and Radcliffe Fellowships and the Strauss Living Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with her family.
— biography from Kant's Little Prussian Head and Other Reasons Why I Write: An Autobiography in Essays
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The Emperor's Children 3,343 copies, 103 reviews
The Woman Upstairs 1,509 copies, 116 reviews
The Last Life 509 copies, 7 reviews
The Burning Girl 479 copies, 35 reviews
When the World Was Steady 202 copies, 4 reviews
The Hunters 194 copies, 5 reviews
A Dream Life 15 copies
A Simple Tale 5 copies
Wunderland 2 copies
Atonement (Introduction, some editions) 24,552 copies, 597 reviews
Two Serious Ladies (Introduction, some editions) 706 copies, 9 reviews
Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books (Contributor) 351 copies, 14 reviews
Mortification: Writers' Stories of Their Public Shame (Contributor) 281 copies, 4 reviews
Granta 66: Truth and Lies (Contributor) 154 copies, 1 review
The Use of Man (Introduction, some editions) 131 copies, 1 review
Granta 51: Big Men (Contributor) 107 copies, 1 review
Granta 118: Exit Strategies (Contributor) 75 copies, 2 reviews
Writers on writing (Contributor) 27 copies
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