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Julavits, Heidi

Overview
Works: 36 works in 195 publications in 8 languages and 7,652 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Diaries  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Essays  Stories, plots, etc  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Redactor, wpr
Classifications: PS3560.U522, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Heidi Julavits
 
Most widely held works by Heidi Julavits
The vanishers by Heidi Julavits( Book )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Italian and held by 1,173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A power struggle between a leading student at an elite institute for psychics and her jealous legendary mentor culminates in the student being forced to relive her mother's suicide during a brutal psychic attack
The uses of enchantment : a novel by Heidi Julavits( Book )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Was high-school sophomore Mary "Mimsy" Veal abducted from a New England prep-school hockey field in late 1985, or did she make that all up after reappearing weeks later? Better a liar than damaged goods, her social-climber mum thought, sending her, apparently suffering post-traumatic amnesia, into counseling with a therapist who perceived prevarication paralleling a 300-years-prior abduction by Indians and Mary's case, complete with golden-tomahawk visions, as a means to celebrity
Women in clothes by Sheila Heti( Book )

16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An exploration of the questions we ask ourselves while getting dressed every day, and the answers from more than six hundred women"--Back cover
The mineral palace by Heidi Julavits( Book )

32 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bena Duse Jonssen, a part-time society page reporter in Depression-era Pueblo, Colorado, realizes that the secrets in the city's society and the crumbling state of the famous Mineral Palace are a metaphor for her marriage
The effect of living backwards by Heidi Julavits( Book )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rival siblings and soul mates Alice and Edith, the former a "good girl," the latter a wanton ne'er-do-well, put their shared manipulative talents to the test when the plane they are on is hijacked by unlikely criminal Bruno and his team of inept collaborators
The Best American short stories, 1999 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazines by Amy Tan( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best American series is the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of periodicals. A special guest editor, a leading writer in the field, then chooses the best twenty or so pieces to publish. This unique system has made the Best American series the most respected, and most popular, of its kind
The vanishing princess : stories by Jenny Diski( Book )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The only story collection from the beloved Jenny Diski--darkly funny, subversive, sexy, and eccentric tales from one of the most original and intelligent voices of our time--with a new preface by Heidi Julavits, author of The Folded Clock"--
The vanishers : a novel by Heidi Julavits( )

13 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Julia Severn is a student at an elite institute for psychics. Her mentor, the legendary Madame Ackermann, afflicted by jealousy, subjects Julia to the humiliation of reliving her mother's suicide when Julia was an infant. As the two lock horns, and Julia gains power, Madame Ackermann launches a desperate psychic attack that leaves Julia the victim of a crippling ailment. But others have noted Julia's emerging gifts, and soon she's recruited to track down an elusive missing person who might have a connection to her mother. As Julia sifts through ghosts and astral clues, everything she thought she knew of her mother is called into question, and she discovers that her ability to know the minds of others goes far deeper than she ever imagined
Read harder : five more years of great writing from Believer( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume collects the finest essays from the second half of the Believer's decade-long (and counting) run"--Amazon.com
The uses of enchantment : a novel by Heidi Julavits( Recording )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mary Veal disappears after a field hockey practice. She doesn't remember what happened to her when she does reappear
Read hard( Book )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daddy clock by Heidi Julavits( Recording )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a bold debut novel of the Great Depression, a young dosctor's wife uncovers the sordid secrets of a withering Colorado mining town, even as she struggles with the ravaging truths about her marriage and her child. In the drought-ridden spring of 1934, Bena Jonnsen, her husband Ted, and their newborn baby relocate from their home in Minnesota to Pueblo, a Western plains town plagued by suffocating dust storms and equally suffocating social structures. Little can thrive in this bleak environment, neither Bena and Ted's marriage nor the baby, whom Bena believes, despite her husband's constant assurances, is slipping away from her
Read harder by Ed Park( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume collects the finest essays from the second half of the Believer's decade-long (and counting) run"--
Vrouwen & kleren( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in Dutch and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews, lijstjes en anekdotes over kleding van bekende en onbekende vrouwen van over de hele wereld
Hotel Andromeda by Heidi Julavits( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories by Kathleen Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each entry contains author biography, plot summary, characters, themes, style, historical context, critical overview and criticism
Women in clothes by Sheila Heti( Recording )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2018 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book unlike any other. It is essentially a conversation among hundreds of women of all nationalities--famous, anonymous, religious, secular, married, single, young, old--on the subject of clothing, and how the garments we put on every day define and shape our lives
The folded clock : a diary by Heidi Julavits( )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Heidi Julavits rediscovered her childhood diaries, she hoped to find in them proof that she was always destined to be a writer. Instead, The actual diaries revealed me to possess the mind of a phobic tax auditor. The entries are daily chronicles of anxieties about grades, looks, boys, and popularity
The believer, issue 112: the art issue by Heidi Julavits( )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Believer's mission is to introduce readers to the best and most interesting work in the world of art, culture, and thought—whether that means literature, painting, wrestling, philosophy, or cooking—in an attractive vehicle that's free from the bugbears of condescension, mustiness, and jargony obfuscation. Its content (including essays, interviews, comics, poetry, and reviews) offers fresh perspectives from editors Heidi Julavits, Vendela Vida, and Karolina Waclawiak. Each issue includes the popular columns “Stuff I've Been Reading," by Nick Hornby, and “What the Swedes Read" (a look at Nob
The folded clock : a diary by Heidi Julavits( )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A raucous, deliriously smart diary of two years in the life of the incomparable Heidi Julavits. Like many young people, Heidi Julavits kept a diary. Decades later she found her old diaries in a storage bin, and hoped to discover the early evidence of the person (and writer) she'd since become. Now she chronicles her daily life as a forty-something woman, wife, mother, and writer. The dazzling result in which the diary form becomes a meditation on time and self
 
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The uses of enchantment : a novel
Covers
The mineral palaceThe effect of living backwardsThe Best American short stories, 1999 : selected from U.S. and Canadian magazinesThe uses of enchantment : a novelRead hardThe daddy clockHotel AndromedaShort stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories
Alternative Names
Heidi Julavits Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Heidi Julavits Novelist, editor

Languages
English (155)

Italian (8)

Swedish (4)

Dutch (4)

German (2)

French (2)

Danish (1)

Spanish (1)