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A visit from the Goon Squad
Jennifer Egan
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Jennifer Egan is the author of The Invisible Circus which was recently made into a film starring Cameron Diaz, and the short story collection Emerald City. Her short stories have been published in The New Yorker, Harper's, GQ, and Ploughshares, among others, and her nonfiction appears frequently in The New York Times Magazine. She lives with her husband, the director David Herskovits, and their infant son in New York City. (Publisher Provided) Jennifer Egan was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 6, 1962. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and St. John's College, Cambridge. She is the author of The Invisible Circus, Look at Me, Emerald City and Other Stories, The Keep and A Visit from the Goon Squad, which won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction. Her short stories have appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, Harpers, and Granta. She is a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, and a Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Fellowship. Her non-fiction articles appear frequently in the New York Times Magazine and have won a number of awards. (Bowker Author Biography)

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