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Lydia Millet

Lydia Millet is the author of twelve previous books of fiction. Her novel Ghost Lights was a New York Times Notable Book; its sequel Magnificence was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle and Los Angeles Times Awards in fiction; and 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


    Mermaids, kidnappers, and mercenaries hijack a tropical vacation in this genre-bending sendup of the American honeymoon.More