Hernan Diaz | Trust

Recorded May 9, 2023
Direct Download: 20230509-hernand.mp3

Hernan Diaz’s bestselling and Pulitzer Prize winning novel Trust, "a genre-bending, time-skipping story about New York City’s elite in the roaring ’20s and Great Depression” (Vanity Fair), presents a literary puzzle about the reality warping power of money. Named one of the top ten books of 2022 by The New York TimesThe Washington PostVogueEsquire, and Barack Obama, it won the Kirkus Prize and was longlisted for the Booker Prize. Diaz is also the author of the 2017 novel In the Distance, which was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award. A recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Award, and the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing, his writing has appeared in The Paris ReviewGrantaThe Yale Review, and McSweeney’s, among numerous other periodicals.

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