Dan Chaon

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book.jpg You Remind Me of Me  (Ballantine)

However close Dan Chaon's characters come, they can't quite connect. Disconnection rules: in families, in dreams. Even fortunate coincidences subside into spiritless accidents. Here, Chaon describes the peculiar hopelessness of his worldview, along with his puzzling belief in salvation.

Read an excerpt from You Remind Me of Me.