Nicole Krauss (Mark Mahaney for The New York Times)

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Nicole Krauss is an American author born on 18 August 1974

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She is best known for her four novels Man Walks into a Room (2002), The History of Love (2005), Great House (2010) and Forest Dark (2017).

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Krauss started writing when she was a teenager and wrote mainly poetry until she began her first novel in 2001.

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Her work often explores the relationship between Jewish history and identity, loneliness, and memory.

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Her book Great House (2010) was a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction.

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Krauss's books have been translated into more than 35 languages.

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To Be a Man, her first collection of short stories, was published in November 2020, and won the Wingate Literary Prize.

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