Meghan O’Rourke

Finalist, 2022 National Book Awards

Meghan O’Rourke is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness and The Long Goodbye, as well as the poetry collections Sun In Days, Once, and Halflife.
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The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness

ISBN 9781594633799 Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

A landmark exploration of one of the most consequential and mysterious issues of our time: the rise of chronic illness and autoimmune diseases More about this book >

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Meghan O’Rourke

Meghan O’Rourke is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness and The Long Goodbye, as well as the poetry collections Sun In Days, Once, and Halflife. Her writing has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, and the New York Times, and more. The recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Harvard Radcliffe Institute Fellowship, and a Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant, she resides in New Haven, where she teaches at Yale University and is the editor of The Yale Review.

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