Leif Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as a reporter and producer for Minnesota Public Radio for nearly twenty years. He lives on a farm in Minnesota with his wife and two sons.
His writing is a smooth mix of romanticism and gritty reality, recalling the Old West’s greatest cowboy stories.
Enger’s novel, Peace Like a River, was one of Time magazine’s top-five novels of the year 2001 and appeared on several other best seller lists.
His second novel, So Brave, Young, and Handsome also appeared on best seller lists in 2008.
Books in order of publication:
Peace Like a River – 2002
So Brave, Young, and Handsome – 2008
Virgil Wander – 2018