Jeffrey Kent Eugenides (born March 8, 1960 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and short story writer.
His 1993 novel, The Virgin Suicides, gained mainstream interest with the 1999 film adaptation by Sofia Coppola.
His 2002 novel, Middlesex, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Part of it is set in Berlin, Germany, where Eugenides lived from 1999 to 2004. In the Fall of 2007 he joined the faculty of Princeton University's Program in Creative Writing.
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