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Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

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Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of THE FACT OF A BODY: A Murder and a Memoir, named an Indie Next Pick and one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by Buzzfeed, BookRiot, and the Huffington Post as well as a must-read for May by Goodreads, Audible.com, Entertainment Weekly, and Real Simple. Currently out in the US and UK, it is forthcoming in the Netherlands, Turkey, Korea, and Taiwan. The recipient of fellowships from The National Endowment for the Arts, MacDowell, and Yaddo, and a Rona Jaffe Award, Marzano-Lesnevich lives in Boston, where she teaches at Grub Street and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.

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Feeling stunned and humbled by this morning's news: after naming The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir to its "Must List" and giving it a rave review, Entertainment Weekly just named it one of the 10 best books of 2017 so far! I love so many of the others books on this list-- like Lincoln in the Bardo, Killers of the Flower Moon, and The Hate U Give-- that this is a thrill indeed! Thanks, E... Read more of this blog post »
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“In the books I find the thrum of everything unsayable. The characters weep the way I want to, love the way I want to, cry, die, beat their breasts, and bray with life.”
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“When a lifeline comes, you don’t evaluate whether it’s the right one. You just grab for it, and hold on.”
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“But strangely, I am all right. The world I belong to now is the one in the books I read. When I am awake, I am reading.”
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