Lidia Yuknavitch

Lidia Yuknavitch

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of the novels The Book of Joan, The Small Backs of Children and Dora: A Headcase as well as a highly acclaimed memoir, The Chronology of Water. Her TED talk, ‘The Beauty of Being a Misfit’, has been watched over two million times. Lidia teaches in Oregon, where she lives with her husband and their son.

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We are all swimmers before the dawn of oxygen and earth.We all carry the memory of that breathable blue past.

The Chronology of Water

Lidia Yuknavitch

Burning is an art.

The Book of Joan

Lidia Yuknavitch

From the Waterstones vlog: Liv talks The Book of Joan. “It is fiercely feminist, fiercely intelligent - unabashedly so - it’s raw, it’s vital, it’s bubbling and bristling, full of energy and it is absolutely fantastic.”