Library of Congress

National Book Festival

At the 2018 National Book Festival


  • Fiction
    Saturday, September 1
    11:00 am - 11:50 am

Book Signing

  • Saturday, September 1
    12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Jeffrey Eugenides was born in Detroit and attended Brown and Stanford universities. His first novel, “The Virgin Suicides,” was published to great acclaim in 1993, and he has received numerous awards for his work. In 2003 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his novel “Middlesex,” which was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. “The Marriage Plot” was also a finalist for the NBCC Award and won both the Prix Fitzgerald and the Madame Figaro Literary Prize. Eugenides is a professor of creative writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. He has recently written “Fresh Complaint” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), a collection of short fiction.

Previous National Book Festival Appearances

Jeffrey Eugenides

Photo by Gasper Tringale