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Audrey Niffenegger (born June 13, 1963 in South Haven, Michigan) is an American writer and artist. She is also a professor in the Interdisciplinary Book Arts MFA Program at the Columbia College Chicago Center for Book and Paper Arts. Niffenegger's debut novel, The Time Traveler's Wife (2003), was a national bestseller. The Time Traveler's Wife is an unconventional love story that centers on a man with a strange genetic disorder that causes him to unpredictably time-travel and his wife, an artist, who has to cope with his frequent and unpredictable absences. The film version, starring Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams, is due for release in August 2009. Her latest fiction novel is entitled, Her Fearful Symmetry. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Time Traveler's Wife 37,165 copies, 1,226 reviews
Her Fearful Symmetry 6,579 copies, 454 reviews
The Night Bookmobile 894 copies, 100 reviews
The Three Incestuous Sisters 505 copies, 17 reviews
Raven Girl 444 copies, 21 reviews
Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories (Editor; Cover artist; Contributor) 272 copies, 17 reviews
The Adventuress 223 copies, 7 reviews
The Time Traveler's Wife 211 copies, 3 reviews
Bizarre Romance 67 copies, 5 reviews
Magic: An Anthology of the Esoteric and Arcane (Contributor) 49 copies, 1 review
The Time Traveler's Wife: Abridged Edition (Author) 44 copies, 1 review
Interview with the Vampire (Preface, some editions) 20,583 copies, 300 reviews
Time and Again (Foreword, some editions) 3,820 copies, 136 reviews
Shadow Show (Contributor) 329 copies, 30 reviews
The Art of Neil Gaiman (Foreword) 317 copies, 8 reviews
Reader, I Married Him: Stories Inspired by Jane Eyre (Contributor) 246 copies, 18 reviews
Four Letter Word: New Love Letters (Contributor) 127 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 133: What Have We Done (Introduction) 50 copies, 1 review
The Guardian Review Book of Short Stories (Author) 48 copies, 1 review
Shadow Show: Stories In Celebration of Ray Bradbury (Contributor) 35 copies, 1 review
Morte de Smudgie (Illustrator) 1 copy

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Audrey Niffenegger was born in 1963 in South Haven, Michigan. Then she moved to Evanston, Illinois and has since spent a majority of her life in Chicago. Niffenegger started writing books when she was six years old. Niffenegger completed her undergraduate degree at the Art Institute of Chicago where she worked on becoming a visual artist. After completing her undergraduate degree, she got her M.F.A at Northwestern University. Niffenegger is currently a professor in the Department of Creative Writing at Columbia College Chicago, where she co-founded the Columbia College Chicago Center for the Book and Paper Arts. Niffenegger is also the founding member of T3 or Text 3, an artist and writer's group which also performs and exhibits in Chicago. She is an alumna and board member of the Ragdale Foundation. She started making books herself by using processes such as intaglio and letterpress. She also wrote many novels which were produced on an offset press.
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