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Cristina Henriquez Author

Biography

Cristina Henriquez is the author of The Book of Unknown Americans, a New York Times Notable Book of 2014 and one of Amazon’s Top 10 Books of the Year. The novel was selected as the First-Year Reading curriculum for Stony Brook University’s freshman class of 2016. It was the Daily Beast Novel of the Year, a Washington Post Notable Book, an NPR Great Read, and was chosen one of the best books of the year by BookPage, Oprah.com, and School Library Journal. It was also longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. Henriquez is also the author The World In Half (a novel), and Come Together, Fall Apart: A Novella and Stories, which was a New York Times Editors’ Choice selection. Her non-fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Real Simple, and The Oxford American, among others .

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