A New York Times bestseller
A Pulitzer Prize winner
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2011
A National Book Critics Circle Award winner
A New York Times Notable Book of 2011
A PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction nominee
Egan is the author of The Keep. 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 nonfiction articles appear frequently in The New York Times Magazine and have won a number of awards.
Jennifer Egan’s spellbinding interlocking narratives circle the lives of Bennie Salazar‚ an aging former punk rocker and record executive‚ and Sasha‚ the passionate‚ troubled young woman he employs. Although Bennie and Sasha never discover each other’s pasts‚ the reader does‚ in intimate detail‚ along with the secret lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs.