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Lydia Millet

Lydia performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on December 6, 2016, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Aiding and Abetting.”

Lydia Millet has more than a dozen works of fiction. She has won awards from PEN Center USA and the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and her books have been longlisted for the National Book Award, shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and named as New York Times Notable Books. Her story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She lives outside Tucson, Arizona.

In her own words: “Of course books affect the world. They affect individuals, and individuals affect their surroundings and their culture. Books are not wars or new technology, but they reverberate, like everything else.”

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