Sigrid Nunez is the New York Times bestselling author of The Friend, winner of the 2018 National Book Award, and of several other novels, including Salvation City and The Last of Her Kind. She is also the author of Sempre Susan: A Memoir of Susan Sontag. Her work has been translated into more than twenty-five languages.
Some praise for The Friend: A true delight: I genuinely fear I won't read a better novel this year - Financial Times A beautiful book . . . crammed with a world of insight into death, grief, art, and love - Wall Street JournalVery very clever. Mature. Entertaining. Eminently readable and re-readable. In short, absolutely delightful - Irish TimesDelicious ... An intensely pleasurable read because it is so accessible, capacious and clever - Sunday Times - assorted