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Biography

Daniel Mendelsohn is a frequent contributor to the <i>New Yorker</i> and the <i>New York Review of Books</i>, where he is Editor-at-Large. His books include the international bestseller <i>The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million</i>, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and many other honours; <i>An Odyssey: A Father, a Son, and an Epic</i>, about a transformative journey through Homer’s epic, shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford and London Hellenic prizes and winner of the Prix Méditerranée; a memoir, <i>The Elusive Embrace</i>, a <i>New York Times</i> Notable Book and a<i> Los Angeles Times</i> Best Book of the Year; a translation, with commentary, of the complete poems of C.P. Cavafy, a <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Book of the Year; and two collections of essays. He lives in the Hudson Valley of New York and teaches at Bard college.

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