Jennifer Egan at Cornell

Jennifer Egan is the author of several novels and a short story collection.  Her 2017 novel, Manhattan Beach, a New York Times bestseller, was awarded the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, and was chosen as New York City’s One Book One New York read.  Her previous novel, A Visit From the Goon Squad, won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and the Los Angeles Times book prize, and was named one of the best books of the decade by Time Magazine and Entertainment Weekly.  Also a journalist, she has written frequently in the New York Times Magazine, and she recently completed a term as President of PEN America.  Her new novel, The Candy House, a sibling to A Visit From the Goon Squad, was published in April, 2022, and was recently chosen as one of President Obama’s favorite books of the year.

Book signing and reception to follow the reading.

Event date: 
Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Event address: 
Schwartz Auditorium
201 Rockefeller Hall
Ithaca, NY 14850
A Visit from the Goon Squad By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
ISBN: 9780307477477
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Anchor - March 22nd, 2011

The Candy House: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476716763
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Scribner - April 5th, 2022

Manhattan Beach: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
ISBN: 9781476716749
Availability: Available via Warehouse (7-10 Days)
Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2018