Hernan Diaz's debut novel In the Distance was a finalist for the 2018 Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner Award. It was also the winner of the Saroyan International Prize, the Cabell Award, the Prix Page America, and the New American Voices Award, among other distinctions. A recipient of a 2019 Whiting Award, Hernan is currently a Cullman Fellow at the New York Public Library. His work has been published in the New York Times, The Kenyon Review, Playboy, Granta, The Paris Review, and elsewhere. He serves as associate director of the Hispanic Institute at Columbia University, where he edits the journal Revista Hispanica Moderna. Born in Argentina, Diaz was raised in Sweden and now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.
Trust speaks to matters of the most urgent significance to the present day . . . Cleverly constructed and rich in surprises, this splendid novel offers serious ideas and serious pleasures on every beautifully composed page -- Sigrid Nunez, author of <i>The Friend</i>