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Elizabeth Kostova


The Historian
2005

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Elizabeth Kostova is the author of the international bestseller The Historian. She graduated from Yale and holds an MFA from the University of Michigan, where she won the Hopwood Award for the Novel-in-Progress.


I pretty much imagined failure, and my image of myself as an older woman, that I feared so much, was that I would be alone one day, and I would live with two cats. And I am indeed old, and I'm alone, and I live with two cats. But there is that whole body of work that still astonishes me.

- Gail Godwin
The Making of a Writer: Journals, 1961-1963


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