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Lily Tuck

Lily Tuck is a National Book Award-winning author whose novels explore the lives of women at different stages of life and love. Born in Paris, Tuck has lived in many different countries and on several different continents; her international experiences have also informed her fiction. Tuck is the author of Interviewing Matisse or The Woman Who Died Standing Up (1991); The Woman Who Walked on Water (1996); Siam or the Woman Who Shot a Man: A Novel (1999); I Married You For Happiness (2011); and The Double Life of Liliane (2015), ostensibly her most autobiographical novel. Her 2004 novel, The News from Paraguay won the National Book Award. She is also the author of the biography Woman of Rome: A Life of Elsa Morante (2008) and has written a number of short story collections. Her latest novel is Sisters, in which a newly married woman struggles to come to terms with the constant presence of her new husband’s first wife.

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