William Giraldi’s most recent novel is Hold the Dark, now a Netflix film starring Jeffrey Wright, Alexander Skarsgård, and James Badge Dale. His debut novel was Busy Monsters.

He is also the author of the the 2018 volume of critical essays American Audacity: In Defense of Literary Daring and the memoir The Hero’s Body. His essays and reviews appear frequently in venues such as The New RepublicThe Washington PostThe New York Times, and Commonweal. He is Master Lecturer in the Writing Program at Boston University and lives in Cambridge, MA, with his wife and sons.

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