Adam Haslett

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book.jpgYou Are Not a Stranger Here (Doubleday)

Viewed together, the short stories in this bravura first collection present a fugue of obsessions and concerns: mental illness, surrogate parents, suppressed or uncontrollable desires, and the search for a way to order experience.Y oung author Adam Haslett speaks about his yearnings. He alternates between the private, interior world of his fiction and the sanity and order he finds in law school.

Read an excerpt from You Are Not a Stranger Here.

(Due to special holiday programming, this program will not air on KCRW. )