Cynthia Ozick is the author of numerous acclaimed works of fiction and nonfiction. She is a recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Man Booker International Prize. Her stories have won four O. Henry first prizes and, in 2012, her novel Foreign Bodies was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. She was born in 1928 and currently lives in New York.
Cynthia Ozick’s work also includes The Messiah of Stockholm, The Pagan Rabbi, The Cannibal Galaxy, The Puttermesser Papers and Heir to the Glimmering World, or The Bear Boy, Collected Stories and Dictation: A Quartet. Her criticism includes Art and Ardor, Metaphor and Memory, Fame and Folly, Quarrel and Quandary and The Din in the Head.