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Caroline Fraser

Caroline Fraser is the author of three works of nonfiction, including Prairie Fires:  The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder.  One of the New York Times' Ten Best Books of the Year in 2017, Prairie Fires won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography, a National Book Critics Circle Award, BIO's Plutarch Award, and the Chicago Tribune's Heartland Prize for nonfiction.


Her first book, God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church, will be reissued in a twentieth-anniversary edition on August 6, 2019.


Fraser's writing has appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New Yorker, and The Atlantic, among other publications.  She holds a Ph.D. in literature from Harvard University and lives part of the year in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and part of the year in Washington State.