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Rachel Kushner is author of The Flamethrowers, a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award and selected as one of The New York Times' top five novels of 2013. Her debut novel, Telex from Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, making her the only writer ever nominated for both a first and second novel. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The New York Times, and The Paris Review, among other publications. She is the recipient of a 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship. Moderated by Lorin Stein.