Lauren Groff

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National Book Awards 2021: Robert Jones Jr and Lauren Groff among finalists
The winners of the prestigious US awards, in five categories, will be announced in a ceremony in November

Benjamin Lee

05, Oct, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Matrix by Lauren Groff review – thrilling trip into the mystic
The Fates and Furies author reconstructs the life of a 12th-century nun, drawing out conflict, drama and queer undercurrents

Alex Preston

27, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Lauren Groff on Fates and Furies: ‘I thought it would be interesting to write a book questioning marriage’
The author on the years of scribbling ideas on her walls that eventually became this novel

Lauren Groff

18, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Lauren Groff: ‘I often get very lonely because my job is very lonely’
The author of Fates and Furies on being endorsed by Barack Obama, the climate crisis and discovering medieval humour for a new novel about 12th-century poet Marie de France

Johanna Thomas-Corr

11, Sep, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Matrix by Lauren Groff review – a brilliant nun’s tale
Visionary leader, queer lover, 12th-century writer … the life of Marie de France is triumphantly reimagined in an assertively modern novel about female ambition and creativity

Alexandra Harris

10, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Top 10 books about angry women
Stories of female rage were for centuries often stifled or spun. From Euripides to Jean Rhys, Stephen King to Gillian Flynn, here are some of the exceptions

Katie Lowe

22, May, 2019 @10:30 AM

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Lauren Groff: ‘The last book to make me cry? The one I’m trying to write’
The novelist and short story writer on drawing inspiration from Emily Dickinson, rereading Middlemarch, and which book she gives as a gift

Lauren Groff

20, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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In brief: The Terrible; I Found My Tribe; Florida – reviews
Yrsa Daley-Ward weaves an elegant coming-of-age memoir, Ruth Fitzmaurice finds joy amid adversity, and Lauren Groff’s short stories offer a vivid portrayal of the sunshine state

Arifa Akbar

01, Jul, 2018 @10:00 AM

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Florida by Lauren Groff review – rage and refusal as Earth reaps the whirlwind
Women fill with fury at waste, eco-apocalypse and the pressure to be flawless in a lyrical and oblique short story collection

Lauren Elkin

14, Jun, 2018 @2:00 PM

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You cannot be 'well read' without reading women | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett
Male authors rarely recommend books by the opposite sex, while customers are reportedly bragging in bookshops about avoiding female writers – when will this be corrected?

Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

31, May, 2018 @10:28 AM

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The age of anxiety: what does Granta’s best young authors list say about America?
The US is in crisis - what about its literature? Michelle Dean reports on the 2017 Granta list of writers under 40, which is as diverse as the country itself

Michelle Dean

26, Apr, 2017 @3:50 PM

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Granta’s list of the best young American novelists
Once a decade, Granta picks the most-promising authors under 40 in the US and UK. Here are the 21 young American writers to watch this decade

26, Apr, 2017 @3:18 PM

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