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Curtis Sittenfeld

Curtis Sittenfeld is the bestselling author of the novels Prep, The Man of My Dreams, American Wife, and Sisterland, which have been translated into twenty-five languages. Her nonfiction has been published widely, including in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Time, and Glamour, and broadcast on public radio’s This American Life. A native of Cincinnati, she currently lives with her family in St. Louis.

Curtis Sittenfeld is available for select readings and lectures. To inquire about a possible appearance, please contact Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau at speakers@penguinrandomhouse.com or visit www.prhspeakers.com.

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American Wife
Written by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | February 2009
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7540-6 (0-8129-7540-5)

A kind, bookish only child born in the 1940s, Alice Lindgren has no idea that she will one day end up in the White House, married to the president. In her small Wisconsin hometown, she learns the virtues of politeness, but a tragic accident when she is seventeen shatters her identity... Read more






Eligible
Written by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House | Hardcover | April 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-6832-6 (1-4000-6832-0)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today.

This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer... Read more






Eligible
Written by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House Large Print | Trade Paperback | April 2016
$28.00/37.00(Canada) | 978-0-399-56684-4 (0-399-56684-8)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Curtis Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today.

This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine writer... Read more






The Man of My Dreams
Written by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | April 2007
$15.00/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7539-0 (0-8129-7539-1)

“Being raised in an unstable household makes you understand that the world doesn’t exist to accommodate you, which, in Hannah’s observation, is something a lot of people struggle to understand well into adulthood.”–from The Man of My Dreams

In her acclaimed debut novel, Prep, Curtis Sittenfeld created a touchstone with her pitch-perfect... Read more






Prep
Written by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | November 2005
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7235-1 (0-8129-7235-X)

Curtis Sittenfeld’s debut novel, Prep, is an insightful, achingly funny coming-of-age story as well as a brilliant dissection of class, race, and gender in a hothouse of adolescent angst and ambition.

Lee Fiora is an intelligent, observant fourteen-year-old when her father drops her off in front of her dorm at the prestigious... Read more






Sisterland
Written by Curtis Sittenfeld
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2014
$16.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8033-2 (0-8129-8033-6)

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY
Slate • Daily Candy • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian (U.K.)

“Novelists get called master storytellers all the time, but Sittenfeld really is one. . . . What might be most strikingly excellent about Sisterland is the...
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