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Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet is the author of literary fiction including Mermaids in Paradise, Magnificence (National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist), Ghost Lights (New York Times Notable Book), and Love in Infant Monkeys (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


    Lydia Millet redefines “comedy of errors” in her genre-bending satire of a tropical honeymoon hijacked by mermaids, kidnappers, and mercenaries.More