Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.

Hanya Yanagihara

Author of A Little Life

Includes the names: Hanya Yanagihara, Hanyu Yanagihara, Ханья Янагихара

MembersReviewsPopularityRatingFavorited   Events   
7,937 (8,059)3872,915 (3.99)11
Hanya Yanagihara was born in 1975 in Los Angeles, California. She is a graduate of Smith College. She has worked as a publicist, a writer and editor for Conde Nast Traveler, and a deputy editor for T: The New York Times Style Magazine. Her novels include The People in the Trees and A Little Life, which won the Kirkus Prize for fiction in 2015. A Little Life also won Fiction Book of the Year from the 2016 British Book Industry Awards. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from A Little Life… (more)
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical name
Legal name
Other names
Date of birth
Date of death
Burial location
Country (for map)
Place of death
Cause of death
Places of residence
Awards and honors
Short biography
Disambiguation notice

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Member ratings

Average: (3.99)
0.5 7
1 69
1.5 5
2 83
2.5 17
3 214
3.5 86
4 427
4.5 120
5 616

Improve this author

Combine/separate works

Author division

Hanya Yanagihara is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.


Hanya Yanagihara is composed of 4 names. You can examine and separate out names.

Combine with…


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 188,429,790 books! | Top bar: Always visible