Lydia Millet

Finalist, 2020 National Book Awards
Longlist, 2016 National Book Awards

Lydia Millet has written twelve works of fiction. She has won awards from PEN America and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and her books have been longlisted for the National Book Award, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named as New York Times Notable Books.
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A Children’s Bible

ISBN 9781324005032 W. W. Norton & Company

Pulitzer Prize finalist Lydia Millet’s sublime new novel—her first since the National Book Award Longlisted Sweet Lamb of Heaven—follows a group of twelve eerily mature children on a forced vacation with their families at a sprawling lakeside mansion. More about this book >

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Sweet Lamb of Heaven

Sweet Lamb of Heaven, by Lydia Millet, book cover, 2016
ISBN 9780393285543 W. W. Norton & Company

Lydia Millet’s chilling new novel is the first-person account of a young mother, Anna, escaping her cold and unfaithful husband, a businessman who’s just launched his first campaign for political office. More about this book >

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Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet has written twelve works of fiction. She has won awards from PEN America and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and her books have been longlisted for the National Book Award, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named as New York Times Notable Books. Her story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She lives outside Tucson, Arizona.

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