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Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet is the author of the novels Sweet Lamb of Heaven,Mermaids in Paradise, Ghost Lights (a New York Times Notable Book), Magnificence (finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Los Angeles Times Book Prize) and other books. Her story collection Love in Infant Monkeys was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. She lives outside Tucson, Arizona.

Books by Lydia Millet

  1. Book CoverGhost Lights: A Novel


    “Surreal, darkly hilarious and profound.”—San Francisco ChronicleMore

  2. Book CoverMagnificence: A Novel


    A woman embarks on a dazzling new phase in her life after inheriting a sprawling mansion and its vast collection of taxidermy.More

  3. Book CoverMermaids in Paradise: A Novel


    “Hilariously funny. . . . Lydia Millet’s novels raise the bar for boldness.”—Rene Steinke, New York Times Book ReviewMore

  4. Book CoverSweet Lamb of Heaven: A Novel


    Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction: Blending domestic thriller and psychological horror, this compelling page-turner follows a mother fleeing her estranged husband.More